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Accessing Our Innate Tender Heart

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Someone hurts us, and we close our hearts. Or we nurse a grudge against them, growing more and more resentful. We all have stubborn habits that are supposed to protect us from injury, upset, or failure. But in most cases, our defenses fail their purpose, instead preventing us from building meaningful connections and reaching true happiness. In this series, Tibetan Buddhist teacher Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche shows us how to reorient ourselves toward tsewa, the tender and open heart that is an innate human quality. Once our impediments to tsewa are removed, we become equipped to realize our full potential as warm and loving beings.