The power of compassion in a chaotic world


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A talk given at Dharma Drum Nung Chan Monastery 法鼓山農禪寺 in Tapei, Taiwan (ROC). In English with Chinese translation.

  • Intention is the most important part of any action
  • Equanimity towards everbody means leaving no one out
  • Cultivating compassion for ourselves and others
  • Compassion is helping someone simply because they exist
  • Questions
    • How do I tell the difference between attachment to a goal and not caring?
    • Should we give up worldly goals?
    • How can we have compassion for our self when we harm others?
    • How can we bring humor into our practice?

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