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Twelve steps to a compassionate life

Author: Karen Armstrong
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011.
Series: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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Shares practical recommendations for promoting world peace by cultivating one's intrinsic tendencies for compassion, outlining a program for achieving mindfulness and engaging in acts of kindness.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Armstrong
ISBN: 9781410435033 1410435032
OCLC Number: 674935927
Notes: Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Description: 307 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Contents: Wish for a better world --
The first step: learn about compassion --
The second step: look at your own world --
The third step: compassion for yourself --
The fourth step: empathy --
The fifth step: mindfulness --
The sixth step: action --
The seventh step: how little we know --
The eighth step: how should we speak to one another? --
The ninth step: cocern for everybody --
The tenth step: knowledge --
The eleventh step: recognition --
The twelfth step: love your enemies.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Responsibility: by Karen Armstrong.

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Shares practical recommendations for promoting world peace by cultivating one's intrinsic tendencies for compassion, outlining a program for achieving mindfulness and engaging in acts of kindness.

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