25 Beautiful Mindstates–Compassion Part 2

Topics Include: 1) Understanding compassion as a practice. 2) Understanding the equivalence of compassion for others and compassion for ourselves. 3) How we fail to acknowledge our own suffering and in doing so fail to understand the teaching of the Four Noble Truths. 4) The far enemies of compassion: cruelty, emotional reactivity, demonizing others, and hostility. 5) The near enemies of compassion: complacency, seeing everyone as the same, and pity. 6) The role of mindfulness: the first component of compassion, the awareness of present moment experience. 7) How compassion facilitates self awareness of our own suffering.
November 19, 2022
36 min.

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