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Cultivating compassion : a Buddhist perspective

Author: Jeffrey Hopkins
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"According to Buddhist thought, compassion is society, and esteemed Buddhist scholar-practitioner Jeffrey Hopkins knows that by learning to live from a more compassionate viewpoint, we can create a better life not only for ourselves but for others. Cultivating Compassion is his guide to tapping our own potential for caring and processing the thoughts and beliefs that interfere with our ability to interact with  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hopkins, Jeffrey.
Cultivating compassion.
New York : Broadway Books, ©2001
(DLC) 00031278
(OCoLC)44039811
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Hopkins
OCLC Number: 988775003
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 190 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Mediation --
Step. 1. Equanimity. 2. Equality. 3. Motivation. 4. Awareness of Death. 5. Facing Horror. 6. Lifetimes --
Step. 2. Recognizing Friends. 7. Everyone as a Friend. 8. Making Progress. 9. Valuing Others --
Step. 3. Reflecting on Others' Kindness. 10. Ways Others Are Kind --
Step. 4. Returning Kindness. 11. Reciprocating on Your Own Terms --
Step. 5. Love. 12. Mediating Love --
Step. 6. Compassion. 13. Overview of Compassion. 14. Compassion Seeing Suffering Beings. 15. Compassion Seeing Evanescent Beings. 16. Compassion Seeing Empty Beings. 17. Compassion and Wisdom Combined.
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"According to Buddhist thought, compassion is society, and esteemed Buddhist scholar-practitioner Jeffrey Hopkins knows that by learning to live from a more compassionate viewpoint, we can create a better life not only for ourselves but for others. Cultivating Compassion is his guide to tapping our own potential for caring and processing the thoughts and beliefs that interfere with our ability to interact with others in a meaningful, positive way."--Jacket.

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