Halfway around the world from the Abbey, the idea that people are living an alternative way of life dedicated to kindness has a powerful effect.
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The three levels of love, compassion, and total commitment, and the eight precepts of aspiring bodhicitta.
How recognizing the kindness of others develops a sense of closeness to them.
The antidotes to anger as the first step towards cultivating compassion for all sentient beings.
Explaining the analogy of cyclic existence as a bucket in a well, focusing on karma and self-grasping ignorance.
Comparing rebirth in cyclic existence to a bucket going up and down a well.
A reading from the first book of the multi-volume The Library of Wisdom and Compassion series. Reading of selected sections with commentary.
A student writes about the value of acknowledging our emotions.
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.
While everyone admires compassion, there is a lot of confusion about it. It’s good to know about attitudes and actions that are confused with compassion.