Peace comes when our hearts are open like the sky,
vast as the ocean.

Jack Kornfield

Author, Buddhist practitioner and one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West.

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Video: Listening with the Heart Dharma Talk

Video: Listening with the Heart Dharma Talk

What these divisive times call for more than anything else is an ability to listen with the heart. The Buddha explained that if the members of a society come together and listen to each other in harmony and with respect for one another, they will prosper and not decline.

Do Not Despair

Do Not Despair

Many of us wrestle with our response to the sufferings of the country and the world. What can we do in the face of poverty, disease, war, injustice, and environmental devastation? With the torrent of news, it is easy to despair, to become cynical or numb. The Buddhist...

Heart Wisdom – Ep. 116 – Equanimity and the Heart of Compassion

Heart Wisdom – Ep. 116 – Equanimity and the Heart of Compassion

Equanimity is often taught as a complement to the practices of lovingkindness and compassion because it’s understood in Buddhist psychology that if we only practice lovingkindness and compassion, we can mistakenly get attached to the way we think things are supposed...

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