A change in our motivation makes a big difference in how we relate to others. A motivation of kindness and compassion benefits others and makes us happier.
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If you can open yourself up to another person’s suffering, you are quickly motivated to alleviate it.
In the foreword to the book His Holiness the Dalai Lama explains why compassion is so important for humankind.
Even a small incident can give us a chance to practice compassion.
An inmate’s meditation on mindfulness brings strong feelings of compassion for others.
A recent increase in hate crimes causes a Dharma student to reflect on where hate and prejudice come from.
Teaching from “Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage” on mentally giving away our bodies for the benefit of all sentient beings.
Reading from the book “Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage” on the giving aspect of the taking-and-giving meditation.
A commentary on the description of the taking-and-giving meditation laid out in the book “Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage.”
An overview of how to do the taking and giving meditation.