Media Resources – Compassion

This short animation suggests compassion arises from attention.

 

A loving kindness meditation.

On Being Host Krista Tippett speaks to the definition of compassion with compelling stories in this TED talk.

 

Faisal Abdul Rauf combines the teachings of the Qur’an, the stories of Rumi, and the examples of Muhammad and Jesus, to show the ties between spirituality and compassion.

 

Thupten Jinpa speaks about the challenge of being compassionate in this short video from Big Think.

http://bigthink.com/videos/thupten-jinpa-on-modern-day-compassion

 

Writer Karen Armstrong created the Charter of Compassion. Head to the website for details of this global movement.

 

 

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