“An Open-Hearted Life”: Why we need compassion

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A series of talks based on An Open-Hearted Life given at Sravasti Abbey’s monthly Sharing the Dharma Day starting in April 2017. Co-written with clinical psychologist Dr. Russell Kolts, the book offers practical Buddhist and Western psychological approaches to developing compassion.

  • The definition of compassion
  • If you want to be happy, practice compassion
  • Compassion takes courage
  • Reflection: three students and three teachers
  • Compassion has a ripple effect to those around us
  • Compassion and depression

An 0pen-Hearted Life 05: Why we need compassion (download)

08-06-17 An Open Hearted Life: Why We Need Compassion SDD

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