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Compassion Meditation

Compassion meditation, or tonglen, is a practice rooted in the deep desire to end the suffering for others combined with a deep sympathy for those individuals. Also known as Karuna meditation, this Buddhist-based practice guides us to dissolve our self-centeredness and grow in compassion.

In Praise of Great Compassion

In Praise of Great Compassion, the fifth volume of the Library of Wisdom and Compassion, continues the Dalai Lama’s teachings on the path to awakening.

The Compassion Book: Teachings for Awakening the Heart

Welcome compassion and fearlessness as your guide, and you’ll live wisely and effectively in good times and bad. But that’s easier said than done.

Mindfulness and Compassion: Embracing Life with Loving-Kindness

In Mindfulness and Compassion, The Happy Buddha explores why compassion is the very essence of mindfulness and how we can connect with this loving quality through the transformational practice of meditation.

Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness

The fifty-nine provocative slogans presented here—each with a commentary by the Tibetan meditation master Chögyam Trungpa—have been used by Tibetan Buddhists for eight centuries to help meditation students remember and focus on important principles and practices of mind training.

The Heart of the Revolution: The Buddha’s Radical Teachings on Forgiveness, Compassion, and Kindness

Noah Levine, author of the national bestseller Dharma Punx and Against the Stream, is the leader of the youth movement for a new American Buddhism. In The Heart of the Revolution, he offers a set of reflections, tools, and teachings to help readers unlock their own sense of empathy and compassion.

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