In the foreword to the book His Holiness the Dalai Lama explains why compassion is so important for humankind.
Series: An Open-Hearted Life (SDD current)
A look at the western psychological perspective on compassion and how it relates to the Buddhist world view.
When we take a compassionate perspective we are better prepared to care for ourselves and others in the world.
Pausing to cultivate a compassionate motivation before we act transforms our mental state, assists us to make wise decisions and enhances our lives.