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Meditations for a Kind Heart

The Healing Power of Cherishing Others

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

16 pages
Tharpa Publications

These three simple guided meditations will help us to develop greater peace of mind and happiness, and to improve our relationships with others through learning to cherish others. The first is a meditation on cherishing others—thinking that others are important, and that their happiness and freedom are important. The second is a practical meditation on compassion—the sincere wish to protect others from suffering. The third is a practical meditation on love—the sincere wish to give happiness to others. All these meditations can be practiced by anyone. Background information and guidance is provided in the accompanying 16-page booklet.

Author Bio

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism who has pioneered the introduction of modern Buddhism into contemporary society. He is the author of 22 highly acclaimed books that transmit perfectly the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our modern world. He has also founded over 1200 Kadampa Buddhist Centers and groups throughout the world.

In his teachings, Geshe Kelsang emphasizes the importance of meditation and how to apply it in daily life. He reveals practical methods for developing wisdom, cultivating a good heart and maintaining a peaceful mind through which we can all find true and lasting happiness. Demonstrating these qualities perfectly in his own life, Geshe Kelsang has dedicated his whole life to helping others find inner peace and happiness.