Videos of Great Teachers from Diverse Traditions

These videos are provided to help ‘”prime the pump” for your own exploration and discernment about the meaning of, and how to cultivate sustainable love and compassion.  Along with your own contemplative discernment, you might also explore other authentic sources from the internet and books to help you formulate your personal definition and to formulate your personal love and compassion practices.

Jalaluddin Rumi on Love

Here is a famous love poem by Rumi accompanied by music and pictures of nature.

The Dalai Lama Explains how Love and Compassion Create Personal Happiness.

Dr. James Doty, Stanford Center for Compassion

Dr. Jame Doty, founder of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University, reports the scientific findings that show how personal happiness is caused by love and compassion for others.

Sharon Salzburg with Dan Harris

Sharon Salzburg, a leading teacher of Mindfulness and Love Meditations, talks about compassion with Dan Harris, author of “10% Nicer.”