Faces of Compassion
  • Author : Taigen Dan Leighton
  • Release Date : 01 May 2012
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Art
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 13 : 9781614290148

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Formerly published as Bodhisattva archetypes: classic Buddhist guides to awakening and the modern expression.

Faces of Compassion

Faces of Compassion

Author : Taigen Dan Leighton
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Art
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Formerly published as Bodhisattva archetypes: classic Buddhist guides to awakening and the modern expression....

Faces of Compassion

Faces of Compassion

Author : Taigen Dan Leighton
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Art
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Faces of Compassion introduces us to enlightened beings, the bodhisattvas of Buddhist lore. They're not otherworldly gods with superhuman qualities but shining examples of our own highest potential. Archetypes of wisdom and compassion, the bodhisattvas of Buddhism are powerful and compelling images of awakening. Scholar and Zen teacher Taigen Dan ...

Faces of Compassion

Faces of Compassion

Author : Taigen Daniel Leighton
Publisher : Wisdom Publications (MA)
Genre : Religion
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This book traces the history of the Bodhisattva ideal within the Buddhist tradition, while examining the classic figures identified with these teachings of compassionate wisdom....

Being with Dying

Being with Dying

Author : Joan Halifax
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
Genre : Family & Relationships
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The Buddhist approach to death can be of great benefit to people of all backgrounds—as has been demonstrated time and again in Joan Halifax’s decades of work with the dying and their caregivers. Inspired by traditional Buddhist teachings, her work is a source of wisdom for all those ...

Mindful Compassion

Mindful Compassion

Author : Paul Gilbert,Choden,
Publisher : Robinson
Genre : Self-Help
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Based on the latest work from Professor Paul Gilbert OBE, bestselling author of The Compassionate Mind, and Buddhist expert Choden. Professor Gilbert has spent the past twenty years developing a new therapy called Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT) which has an gained international following. In recent years, mindfulness is being used increasingly ...

The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science

The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science

Author : Emma M. Seppälä,Emiliana Simon-Thomas,Stephanie L. Brown,Monica C. Worline,C. Daryl Cameron,James R. Doty
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Psychology
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How do we define compassion? Is it an emotional state, a motivation, a dispositional trait, or a cultivated attitude? How does it compare to altruism and empathy? Chapters in this Handbook present critical scientific evidence about compassion in numerous conceptions. All of these approaches to thinking about compassion are valid ...

The Compassion Connection

The Compassion Connection

Author : Nerney, Catherine, T.
Publisher : Orbis Books
Genre : Religion
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Nerney guides the reader on a narrative journey through and toward compassion for our fellow human beings, emphasizing connectedness rather than perceived differences. Intended to impel action, this book will be a valuable resource for social activists, parish groups, and spiritual seekers looking for new ways to appreciate and deepen ...

Tough Love

Tough Love

Author : Cynthia Burack
Publisher : SUNY Press
Genre : Religion
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Exposes how ex-gay and postabortion ministries operate on a shared system of thought and analyzes their social implications.

A staple of the culture wars, the struggle between Christian conservatives and progressives over sexuality and reproductive rights continues. Focusing on ex-gay ministries geared to helping same-sex attracted ...