Forgiveness Training with Jack Kornfield

Happy New Year! Since this is the last day of the year, it is a great time to think about forgiveness so we can enter the new year with joy and happiness. The subject of this video is a forgiveness training with Jack Kornfield. It was presented at the Greater Good Science Center in Berkeley, […]

Everyone Needs Compassion

This catchy tune sends a universal message about compassion and forgiveness. Everyone needs compassion! Even though the message is referring to Jesus as the savior. The music is performed by Hillsong Live. Even though I was Jewish on my parents’ side, I can enjoy this kind of music with a message of compassion and forgiveness. […]

6 Steps to Forgiveness

For many months now, we have been learning that loving kindness and compassion go well together. In this lesson, we are going to learn how forgiveness and gratitude work together. Often, people have difficulty showering loving kindness blessings on themselves, and the reason for this is that they have not forgiven themselves of certain events, […]

Forgiveness Can Turn Wounds into Wisdom

The words of wisdom in this video can teach us that forgiveness can turn wounds into wisdom. As you may know, forgiveness is an important aspect of the path to well-being. We have seen many articles on forgiveness and learned how Meditation Promotes Forgiveness and saw haw Jack Kornfield talked about The Heart Of Forgiveness. […]

Meditation Promotes Forgiveness

The Dalai Lama spoke at the University of Limerick in 2011. Richard Moore, founder of Children in Crossfire, introduced him. Richard was blinded by a rubber bullet in 1972 and the soldier who fired the bullet was in the audience. His Holiness spoke about how meditation promotes forgiveness. In my personal life, my meditation practices […]

Don’t Freak Out About Dying

I first met Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi in 1972 at the Lama Foundation near Taos, New Mexico. I was there with my ex-wife and son and Zalman also had a young son. The two boys ran around the compound and had a lot of fun. Alan Ginsberg was also there I think with Bhagwan Das. It […]

Joy, Gratitude, Forgiveness, and Interbeing

Today is the shortest day of the year. We are celebrating the Winter Solstice with this lovely prose poem by Jen Louden. It touched me in places that inspire me to tune into my true nature and be my best self. I first heard of Jen through her Shero’s School For Revolutionaries, which was an […]

Dalai Lama On Nelson Mandela

His Holiness the Dalai Lama responded to the passing away of Nelson Mandela with this short video message. Nelson Mandela died last Thursday at the age of 95 years old. The Dalai Lama on Nelson Mandela said that he knew him as a friend and admired his stand on non-violence. He was a good father […]

5 Meditation Practices For Forgiveness

These 5 meditation practices for forgiveness were written by Iyanla Vanzant. She says, What I have learned during my 30-year sojourn through the science of personal and spiritual growth and healing is that forgiveness will cure whatever ails you. The other thing I am totally convinced of is that while forgiveness ain’t easy, it’s the […]

6 Phase Meditation

The 6 phase meditation led by Vishen Lakhiani has been very powerful for me since I learned it recently. Many of the phases were already part of my daily meditation practice and it was wonderful to incorporate the phases that were not already present Vishen Lakhiani is the founder of Mindvalley, a company providing wonderful […]