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Monday, 03 October 2011 12:33

The wisdom of Loving Kindness

Sharon Salzberg from the 'Wisdom of Awareness' Retreat with Sogyal Rinpoche and Tsoknyi Rinpoche, June 2011 (Garrison Institute, New York), she talks about the importance of a loving attitude in our modern society.

 

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Here is a video from Sharon Salzberg's talk during the June Wisdom of Awareness retreat.

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Saturday, 06 August 2011 08:39

Metta or Loving Kindness

From Pali, the language of the original Buddhist texts, metta has been translated as lovingkindness, love, and friendship. Metta is knowing deep in our bones that our life is inextricably interwoven with all life, and that because of that we need to take care of one another -- not out of sloppy sentimentality or pretentiousness, but out of wisdom.

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Monday, 04 July 2011 19:42

The Wisdom of Awareness

I just got back to France after giving a couple of talks in NYC and then attending The Wisdom of Awareness retreat in Garrison.

The retreat was led by Sogyal Rinpoche and Tsoknyi Rinpoche and had guest speakers: Patrick Gaffney, Dan Goleman, Tara Bennett-Goleman and Sharon Salzberg.

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