The practices of loving kindness and compassion are incredibly relevant for everyone. Moreover, training in these qualities provides a common bridge between all different religions and areas of our world society. No matter whether we are people who teach a spiritual path or someone else, everybody can practice love and compassion, but it is important that we do so in an impartial way.
from the book Heart Advice of the Karmapa
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Further quotes from the book Heart Advice of the Karmapa:
- Compassion is the root of all practice
- The Essence of the Buddhist teachings
- A reminder to myself
- Importance of meditation
- Becoming independent practitioners
- Nurturing the principle of benefiting others
- Accomplishing Happiness
- Buddha’s Travels
- Having confidence and trust in ourselves and in our teacher