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Expanding Compassion Beyond Our Inner Circle: A Seven-Step Exercise

  In this TedTalk, Robert Thurman shows us how to expand our compassion. “It’s hard to always show compassion — even to the people we love, but Robert Thurman asks that we develop compassion for our enemies. He prescribes a seven-step meditation exercise to extend compassion beyond our inner circle.”

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From Disconnection to Connection (featuring Brother David)

Brother David discussing disconnection and connection at Wisdom 2.0.

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Worrying Less in 5 Steps

We’ve all heard the saying that in life there are ups and down and there is the classic eastern saying that life is filled with 10,000 joys and 10,000 sorrows. With this there’s the wisdom that all things come and go, but the brain has a funny way of amplifying the sorrows and minimizing the […]

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Herman Hesse; Siddhartha Excerpt

Enjoy this excerpt from this new translation of the beloved Herman Hesse classic Siddhartha.  Siddhartha chronicles the spiritual evolution of a man living during the time of the Buddha.  The following chapter is titled “Awaken”.   As Siddhartha left the grove, leaving the Buddha, the perfect one behind, leaving Govinda behind, he had the feeling […]

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