Compassion Practice is Daring
Daily Wisdom / Pema Chödrön

Compassion Practice is Daring

For arousing compassion, the nineteenth-century yogi Patrul Rinpoche suggested imagining beings in torment—an animal about to be slaughtered, a person awaiting execution. To make it more immediate, he recommended imagining ourselves in their place. When we practice generating compassion, we can expect to experience our fear of pain. Compassion practice is daring. It involves learning … Continue reading