Seemingly contradictory feelings can lead to the same prison, a prison of ignorance.
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Beginning Chapter 3: Mind and Emotions, exploring the relationship between unhappiness and non-virtue.
There is little we can do to correct injustice in the world if our minds are out of control with deluded thoughts and emotions.
How an optimistic attitude is important in maintaining compassion. A look at different ways to understand, and work with, our emotions.
When we spend our time and energy moving between extremes, we are unable to step back and see things as they really are.
How a compassionate understanding of how emotions play out in our minds gives us a roadmap for developing the positive mental qualities we want to have.
A nun visits a correctional facility for the first time in order to participate in a Buddha Day ceremony.
If we can see situations more accurately, we won’t have unrealistic expectations and we can start to transform how we relate to them.
Bodhicitta—the aspiration for awakening for the benefit of all sentient beings—is the most noble intention we can have. Compassion is one of its chief causes.
The conventional and ultimate nature of the mind. How phenomena exist in relationship to the mind. By opting out of anger and grudges one finds more peace.