“An Open-Hearted Life”: Courageous compassion

Chapter 6

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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.

  • Misconceptions about compassion
  • Compassion requires courage
  • Being compassionate without getting overwhelmed by suffering
  • Reflection: getting to know ourselves
  • Confusion about compassion—knowing what is and isn’t compassion
  • Compassion is an attitude, the behavior follows from that

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