(A)ccepting complements, negative moments, and not punishing is kindness. (B)eing kind by letting people, life, and the mind be as they are. (C)aring with kindness for yourself and others instead of improving/curing. The talk was an offering for the Theravadin Forest Tradition Bhikhunis residing in Dhammadharini Vihara in Santa Rose, CA, USA during Feb 15-24, 2015. To help build dhamma, by contributing money to the temple as a place of practice, go to https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/support-feminine-wisdom-in-buddhism#/
Ajahn Brahm gives some practical advice for living with people who share world views other than our own.
Ajahn Brahm talks about the core Buddhist values of goodness,peace and kindness and how these form the basis for skillful interaction with others.
Relationships are never going to be perfect, however, Bhikkhuni Hasapanna discusses how we can relate to people around us with trust, kindness, compassion and forgiveness which will foster good relationships, and in turn, lessen our suffering.
Ajahn Brahm talks about friendship, both with others and with yourself.
When the sky is dull and grey, when the day is cold and miserable, when feelings of hopelessness prevail or when revenge and ill will take hold, performing a spontaneous act of kindness (SAK) will put a different spin on your world.
Have you ever gotten upset or angry when people don’t appreciate all the kindness you’ve shown them? Ajahn Brahm explains how to keep giving without expecting or getting any reward.
Ajahn Brahm discusses how developing the mind with meditation can encourage and support the practice of kindness and understanding towards others.
Kindfulness explains how “mindfulness” and “kindness” combined become the power behind successful meditation.
Why practice self-compassion? A public talk at University of Toronto on October 17, 2014.