Seemingly contradictory feelings can lead to the same prison, a prison of ignorance.
Tag Archives | compassion
How we can work over time to replace troublesome thoughts and emotions with more compassionate ones, and establish new, compassionate mental habits.
A surprise gift from a prison inmate for one of the Abbey’s volunteers.
How an optimistic attitude is important in maintaining compassion. A look at different ways to understand, and work with, our emotions.
How compassion and benefiting others benefits ourselves and others now and in the future. Reflections to develop compassion and bodhicitta.
What to do when we find ourselves applying conditioning from our religion of origin to Buddhism.
An inmate expresses his gratitude for having met the Dharma.
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.
How to practice tonglen, the taking-and-giving meditation.
The Buddhist perspective of wisdom and how it contributes to cultivating love and compassion.