An Open-Hearted Life: The disadvantages of self-centeredness

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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.

  • Why we should counteract the self-centered thought
  • Broadening our view beyond ourselves
  • Our innermost nature is not inherently selfish
  • Reflection: Rooting out the self-centered thought

An Open-Hearted Life 27: The disadvantages of self-centeredness (download)

03-29-20 An Open-Hearted Life: The Disadvantages of Self Centeredness - SDD

A guided meditation led prior to the talk can be found here.

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