• Cristiana Vaz Franco

The crucial importance of compassion to the self.

In this short 5min. interview, Ven. Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo speaks about compassion and how crucial it is to start with compassion to the self.

´´Make our own mind a comfortable place to live so we can genuinely be of benefit to others.``

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, is a bhiksuní consecrated nun of the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism and has spent 12 years living in a cave in the Himalayas, 3 of them in strict meditation retreat. At age 21 (1964) she became one of the first Westerners to be ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monastic.

She is an author, teacher and founder of the Dongyu Gatsal Ling Convent in Himachal Pradesh, India.

Link to video: https://meridian-trust.org/video/compassion-ven-jetsunma-tenzin-palmo

Source: www.tenzinpalmo.com

Image: Avalokitesvara - Thousand arms of compassion

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