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Compassion—Expressing Fundamental Kindness

Lecture no. 15 from the course: Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation

Compassion—Expressing Fundamental Kindness

Taught by Professor Mark W. Muesse | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

With relation to mindfulness practice, explore compassion—the desire to alleviate suffering—as an essential component of our nature as human beings. See how compassion allows us to look at suffering without aversion or attachment, and learn specific practices for developing empathy and deeply recognizing the inner experience of others.


November 22, 2016