Cultivating Compassion: A Buddhist Prespective

Cultivating Compassion A Buddhist Prespective What compels some people to act compassionately without giving it a second thought while for others it almost seems against their nature And what will become of our society if compassion dwindles Acc

  • Title: Cultivating Compassion: A Buddhist Prespective
  • Author: Jeffrey Hopkins
  • ISBN: 9780767905008
  • Page: 350
  • Format: Paperback
  • What compels some people to act compassionately without giving it a second thought, while for others it almost seems against their nature And what will become of our society if compassion dwindles According to Buddhist thought, compassion is society, and esteemed Buddhist scholar practitioner Jeffrey Hopkins knows that by learning to live from a compassionate viewpoWhat compels some people to act compassionately without giving it a second thought, while for others it almost seems against their nature And what will become of our society if compassion dwindles According to Buddhist thought, compassion is society, and esteemed Buddhist scholar practitioner Jeffrey Hopkins knows that by learning to live from a compassionate viewpoint, we can create a better life not only for ourselves but for others In Cultivating Compassion, Hopkins uses Buddhist meditations including the Dalai Lama s favorite , visualizations, and entertaining recollections from his personal journey to guide us in developing an awareness of the capacity for love inside us and in learning to project that love into the world around us Delivering a potent message with the power to change our relationships and improve the quality of our lives, Cultivating Compassion is the ideal book for an age in which our dealings with each other seem increasingly impersonal and even violent and aggressive Anyone seeking release from negative emotions, such as anger, or simply wanting to increase the love and caring among us, will welcome this timely vision for humanity.

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    About “Jeffrey Hopkins

    • Jeffrey Hopkins

      Jeffrey Hopkins, PhD, served for a decade as the interpreter for the Dalai Lama A Buddhist scholar and the author of than thirty five books, he is Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia, where he founded the largest academic program in Tibetan Buddhist studies in the West.

    731 thoughts on “Cultivating Compassion: A Buddhist Prespective

    • In this book, Jeffrey Hopkins writes informally and with great warmth about the Tibetan tradition of mind-training. He presents techniques of contemplation for cultivating detachment from the mundane concerns of life, and for developing a warm, compassionate heart which extends feelings of well-being impartially to all beings. Unlike most of his writings, which are extremely academic and philosophical, this work is disarmingly personal and jargon-free. I don't believe he even mentions that the s [...]


    • I feel more compassionate already. Imagine what will happen after actually meditating on everyone wanting happiness and the end of suffering. Yes, this topic is covered in a number of Buddhist books. Not only does cultivating compassion deserve to be revisited again and again, I liked how this book had a number of progressive meditations to strengthen this mindset. I especially enjoyed the chapter on compassion and emptiness, getting beyond the illusion of a solid state of constant being as a wa [...]


    • Good book on meditating for compassion. I'm still a little unclear of how meditating on wanting people to be happy and not suffer actually influences the world in any way outside of you sitting there, but I guess it's a good start?



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