Daniel Goleman

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“Self-absorption in all its forms kills empathy, let alone compassion. When we focus on ourselves, our world contracts as our problems and preoccupations loom large. But when we focus on others, our world expands. Our own problems drift to the periphery of the mind and so seem smaller, and we increase our capacity for connection… Read more »

Matthieu Ricard

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“If you see the humanity in the world, grains of sand that bring everything to a halt — it’s corruption, clashes of egos, human factors more than resources. So, how to avoid that? There’s a lack of human maturity. So it’s not a vain or futile exercise to perfect yourself to some extent before you… Read more »

Marcellus ‘Bear Heart’ Williams

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“If we can come together in harmony, a sense of blending, forgiving, loving, tolerating, if we could live that way then perhaps the whole outlook of our world, which is the greater circle, might be better for all of mankind.” – Marcellus “Bear Heart” Williams Marcellus “Bear Heart” Williams [1918-2008], born in Okemah, Oklahoma, was… Read more »

Tulku Sherab Dorje

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Tulku Sherab Dorje (also known as Tulku Sherdor) is the Executive Director of Blazing Wisdom Institute. Born in Montreal, Canada in 1961, he began studying Buddhist Insight meditation from a very young age, and met his principal teacher, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, in Nepal in 1981. He was fortunate to study with other pre-eminent masters of… Read more »