Lovingkindness – links and readings from 8/18/09

Here are some links and readings to complement the talk we listened to this evening.

Here’s the link to the talk we listened to by Joseph Goldstein on Lovingkindness.

Here is the handout that was passed out on the Perfection of Loving-Kindness.

Here is a page from IMC with audio talks and articles on metta (lovingkindness).

And some additional readings:

Metta Phrases from Leigh Brasington

10 Ways to Increase Acts of Kindness by Sharon Salzberg

Opening the Heart by Sharon Salzberg

Kindness (poem) by Naomi Shihab Nye

And a couple of book suggestions:

A Short Course in Kindness by Margot Silk Forrest – inspirational short stories of kindness – the link is to her website which has excerpts of the book.

Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg

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