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Karen Armstrong on the Birth of Compassion

Besides being the author of the book Buddha from the Penguin Lives series, scholar of religions Karen Armstrong has another project that is close to the hearts of Buddhists: the Charter for Compassion. Compassion, Armstrong argues, underlies all the major faiths—much as we Buddhists might like to take credit for it for ourselves! This month, […]

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True or False: Humans Have Innate Buddha-Nature

Noah Levine, from chapter 2 of his new book The Heart of the Revolution, When we begin to care about others and ourselves in a deeper way, then the friendliness and love and generosity that are innate within each of us begins to surface. As we stop cultivating the unwholesome and unskillful mind-states, as they […]

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