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    Wisdom for Troubled Times

    Buddhist teacher Joseph Goldstein talks for approximately 3 minutes:




    Any thoughts?

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    I think that the development of a peaceful mind leads to equanimity and to compassion. Three minutes is very little; he couldn't explain the 'know how' of developing equanimity and compassion in a troubled world but I think that meditation is the best way to develop such qualities.

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    A full talk given last year by Joseph Goldstein on "Equanimity and Compassion in Challenging Times" can be found at the following link:

    https://dharmaseed.org/teacher/96/talk/51314/



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    Thanks Aloka! :D

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    Thanks for sharing the link, Aloka.

    I have found equanimity "is" my well spring for loving-kindness and compassion. It is the primary reason for my decision to become a political & social independent.

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    I really liked the part where Joseph Goldstein said : "A mind that's impartial, its like space".



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