Tag: "love"

Real Love: Buddhism & Meditation with Sharon Salzberg – Ep. 116

In this podcast Professor Thurman & Sharon Salzberg explore the traditional Buddhist understanding of love and detail the Loving Kindness meditation practices developed by the historical Buddha. Using personal stories & those from the Buddhist tradition this two long time friends provide a series of practical practices that help develop love as an ability. Excerpted… Read more »

A Loving Look of Compassion – Ep 90

According to a Buddhist belief, we all have lived not just one, but many lives, an infinite amount of them. This means that every being has had a chance to be our mother in one of those infinite lives. In this podcast Professor Thurman teaches that realizing the infinity of our past lives enables us… Read more »

Two Kinds of Bodhichitta – Ep 47

In this podcast Professor Thurman explains the meaning of the cornerstone Buddhist concept of Bodhichitta, which is of two kinds: love & compassion and wisdom of emptiness. Enlightenment is a complete manifestation of it . . . This episode was recorded on December 5, 2015 at the “Shamans and Siddhas: Meeting at the Crossroads of… Read more »