Loving Kindness Meditation

25 Jul, 2021
Loving Kindness Meditation If we understand Jesus’ command to “be merciful” rather than to “be perfect,” we must find some way to regularly practice and participate in the mutual exchange of ...

Meditating on the Cross

11 Jul, 2021
Meditating on the Cross The logo for the Center for Action and Completion is an oval framing two intersecting arrows forming the cross of Christ, shows a collision of opposites. One ...

Gaze of Grace

4 Jul, 2021
Gaze of Grace Invite a trusted beloved (friend, lover, parent, or perhaps yourself through a mirror) to spend a few minutes sharing each other’s gaze. Sit facing each other and begin ...


9 Jan, 2021
How to Practice Tonglen Pema Chödrön teaches us “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion. With each in-breath, we take in others’ pain. With each out-breath, we send them ...

Being a Mirror of Goodness: An Intention for the New Year

3 Jan, 2021
Being a Mirror of Goodness: An Intention for the New Year Adapted from: Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of RAIN Tara Brach, PhD The ...


26 Sep, 2019
Tibetan Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön shares the practice of tonglen as a way of holding suffering and awakening compassion: In order to have compassion for others, we have to have compassion for ourselves. ...


26 Sep, 2019
Meditation: Tonglen or Giving and Receiving: A Practice of Great Mercy 1 Cultivating Mercy The practice of Tonglen or Giving and Receiving is done to develop our compassion and our ability ...

Tonglen Practice (abridged)

26 Sep, 2019
from “The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying” by Sogyal Rinpoche The Preliminary Tonglen Practice The best way to do this practice, and any practice of Tonglen, is to begin by ...

Mindfulness Exercise: Concentration

10 Jun, 2018
The second exercise is that while you breathe in, you follow your in-breath from the beginning to the end. If your in-breath lasts three or four seconds, then your mindfulness also ...

Mindfulness Exercise: Mindful Breathing

10 Jun, 2018
The first exercise is very simple, but the power, the result, can be very great. The exercise is simply to identify the in-breath as in-breath and the out-breath as the out-breath. ...


12 Oct, 2016

Loving-Kindness Meditation



Lovingkindness (Metta) Meditation with Sylvia Boorstein

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