Imagining taking on all the suffering of others in order to destroy our own self-centred attitude, creating the space to be able to give expansively to others.
Archive | April, 2017
Examining our behaviors and attitudes in pursuing happiness in order to abandon mistaken ways and adopt those that are more effective.
Seeing self-centeredness and self-grasping as the source of our problems and counteracting them to find peace and be more beneficial for our self and others.
How to fit the practice of equanimity into our daily lives, and outlining the taking-and-giving meditation.
Exploring the meditation on the kindness of others, and various obstacles to compassion, including the mind of discouragement and unrealistic expectations.
When we find ourselves in difficult situations we can use the thought transformation teachings to weaken afflictive emotions and develop positive qualities.
A meditation on equanimity, in which we imagine those whom we currently find challenging in an entirely different and expansive light.
Practicing taking and giving challenges our usual ways of thinking and helps us develop a mind of generosity and compassion.
How to take responsibility for cultivating compassion in our own lives.
Karma and its effects explains the link between actions and experiences. By changing our mental states and actions we have the power to change our experiences.