In this episode, spiritual director John Bruna celebrates His Holiness the Dalai Lama's birthday by unpacking a talk he gave on compassion. John speaks about the urgency for us to apply these teachings, recognizing many of our great teachers are reaching old age. John speaks about the wisdom of understanding how people are conditioned, and that we can benefit by separating people from their behaviors. He speaks on compassion as a fundamental to our nature, and the importance of cultivating this quality in our hearts and minds. This teaching was given on July 6th, 2022.
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May you flourish in your practice and may all beings swiftly be free of suffering.