How does Buddhism Define Love? A Buddhism Explained Video with Sharon Salzberg – Annual New Year’s Meditation and Yoga Retreat : Robert A.F. Thurman Sharon Salzberg at Menla Retreat and Dewa Spa in Phoenicia, New York, December 2016.
In this video Sharon Salzberg and Robert A.F. Thurman discuss the how the historical Buddha and modern Buddhism define love, compassion and empathy.
This is an excerpt from the Tibet House US Member Archive recording of the “Real Love: Annual Dharma + Yoga Retreat” with Sharon Salzberg & Robert A.F. Thurman held in Phoenicia, New York at Menla January, 2017.
Love is one of those overused words whose meanings has been diminished. We say “I love my frozen yogurt.” It is a word whose essence we stand to recapture. It has such a power. We don’t just focus us on ourselves, our kids, our partners or humanitarian tragedies in the world. It’s so much bigger and interconnected.
Sharon Salzberg via www.washingtonpost.com
About Sharon Salzberg
She is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA and the author of ten books including NY Times bestseller, Real Happiness, her seminal work, Loving Kindness and her most release by Flatiron Books, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection.
Suggested Books + Audio by Sharon Salzberg
Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection (Book), Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation (Book), Real Happiness at Work (Book), Voices of Insight (Book), Loving Kindness (Book), Faith (Book), Love Your Enemies (Book), Heart as Wide as the World (Book), Insight Meditation : A Step by Step Course on How To Meditate (Audio + Book), Room to Breathe: An At-Home Meditation Retreat (Audio), Loving Kindness Meditation (Audio) & Guided Meditations for Love & Wisdom (Audio).
To learn about the Annual Dharma + Meditation retreat with Sharon Salzberg & Robert A.F. Thurman at Menla please visit: www.menla.us.
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About Robert A.F. Thurman
Suggested Books & Audio by Robert A.F. Thurman:
Man of Peace: Illustrated Life Story of Tibet’s Dalai Lama (Book), Infinite Life: Awakening to Bliss Within (Book), Anger: The Seven Deadly Sins (Book), Inner Revolution (Book), Circling the Sacred Mountain : A Spiritual Adventure Through the Himalayas (Book), Essential Tibetan Buddhism (Book), The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Book of Natural Liberation Through Understanding in the Between (Book) The Jewel Tree of Tibet: The Enlightenment Engine of Tibetan Buddhism (Book), The Central Philosophy of Tibet (Book), The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti: A Mahayana Scripture (Book), Life & Teachings of Tsong Khapa (Book), Why the Dalai Lama Matters: His Act of Truth as the Solution for China, Tibet, and the World (Book) & Liberation Upon Hearing in the Between: Living with the Tibetan Book of the Dead (Audio).