Weapons of Compassion: The Four Karmas

Compassion is peaceful at heart, but must engage with sharp clarity. In the Buddhist tradition, there are four compassionate actions: pacifying, enriching, magnetizing, and destroying. How do we know what’s appropriate? In particular, how do we work with aggression? When must we “destroy”? Four talks.

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Introduction/Meditation Instruction

Tonglen, Compassion Practice Instruction

Talk 1: Pacifying

Talk 2: Enriching

Talk 3: Magnetizing

Talk 4: Destroying