Developing compassion

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Part of a series of teachings from the Developing Compassion Retreat in 2015.

  • Everybody wants to be happy, nobody wants to suffer
  • Definition of compassion
    • Nying je: encompasses love, affection, kindness, gentleness, generosity of spirit, warm-heartedness, a feeling of connection for others
  • Overview of the components and methods of cultivating compassion
    • Seven-point cause and effect instruction
    • Equalizing self and others
  • Compassion is critical for the cultivation of bodhicitta
  • Our fundamental nature is pure, and the seeds of our good qualities are already there
  • Exercise on caring for neutral people like they’re my best friend
01 Developing Compassion 06-13-15

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