Generosity—The Joy of Giving
Lecture no. 18 from the course: Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Taught by Professor Mark W. Muesse | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
Here, study the mindfulness tradition's insights concerning attachment to "things," our culture's dominant emphasis on possessions, and the psychological roots of greed. Learn about the Buddhist tradition of dana (sharing with others) and specific practices that reveal the life-giving effects of generosity on the giver and receiver.