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The Empathic Buddha... Buddhafield Festival video talk

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Nov, 2013 - 20:25

The Empathic Buddha... Buddhafield Festival video talk

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Nov, 2013 - 20:25here’s the second in a series of video talks from the 2013 Buddhafield Festival - a thoughtful talk by Shantigarbha exploring the notion of ‘The Empathic Buddha’. He asks “How did the Buddha embody empathy? How did he make it the basis of compassion?”. Shantigarbha is a leading teacher of NVC and recounts a number of incidents from the life of the Buddha, shares his understanding of empathy in a Buddhist context, and - crucially - explores how empathy...