Loving-kindness and Compassion

September 28, 2016

 

 

 

In traditional teachings, loving-kindness is defined as unconditional positive regard toward oneself and others, including other non-human beings. It is a universal sense of openness that is both courageous and tender, whilst also a natural quality that can be cultivated through meditation practice.

 

When teaching mindfulness, we refer to loving-kindness