The Force of Kindness: Change Your Life with Love and Compassion

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What if being kind and generous of heart was actually a potent skill that we could develop? Now, with The Force of Kindness, Sharon Salzberg invites you to experience a book-and-CD learning program for discovering the true power of metta, or lovingkindness, within you and using it to guide your daily life. Through timeless teaching stories, valuable insights from Sharon's years of expert meditation instruction, and guided exercises, you will learn a practical path to cultivate a foundation of inward peace, open ...

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Overview

What if being kind and generous of heart was actually a potent skill that we could develop? Now, with The Force of Kindness, Sharon Salzberg invites you to experience a book-and-CD learning program for discovering the true power of metta, or lovingkindness, within you and using it to guide your daily life. Through timeless teaching stories, valuable insights from Sharon's years of expert meditation instruction, and guided exercises, you will learn a practical path to cultivate a foundation of inward peace, open your heart with empathy, and radiate the force of kindness to those you touch in your life.

Four guided kindness meditations on CD include: Lovingkindness toward ourselves-a foundation for happiness • Lovingkindness toward others-the bridge between ourselves and others • Lovingkindness for all beings-bringing compassion into the world • Meditating with the force of kindness-how to use mindfulness and lovingkindness practices together to uplift the benefits of both.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591799207
  • Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/28/2010
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 405,702
  • Product dimensions: 6.07 (w) x 7.97 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

1 Compassion in Action 1

2 Kindness toward Ourselves 15

3 Overcoming Cruelty 31

4 How We See the World 49

5 Ethics and Kindness 65

6 The Intention of Kindness 81

About the Author 99

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