The Lost Art Of Compassion: Discovering the Practice of Happiness in the Meeting of Buddhism and Psychology by Lorne LadnerThe Lost Art Of Compassion: Discovering the Practice of Happiness in the Meeting of Buddhism and Psychology by Lorne Ladner

The Lost Art Of Compassion: Discovering the Practice of Happiness in the Meeting of Buddhism and…

byLorne Ladner

Paperback | December 28, 2004

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Now in paperback, this practical guide to cultivating compassion delivers Buddhist and psychological insight right where we need it most—navigating the difficulties of our daily lives.

Compassion is often seen as a distant, altruistic ideal cultivated by saints, or as an unrealistic response of the naively kind-hearted. Seeing compassion in this way, we lose out on experiencing the transformative potential of one of our most neglected inner resources.

Dr Lorne Ladner rescues compassion from this marginalised view, showing how its practical application in our life can be a powerful force in achieving happiness. Combining the wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism and Western psychology, Ladner presents clear, effective practices for cultivating compassion in daily living.

Now in paperback, this practical guide to cultivating compassion delivers Buddhist and psychological insight right where we need it most—navigating the difficulties of our daily lives. Compassion is often seen as a distant, altruistic ideal cultivated by saints, or as an unrealistic response of the naively kind-hearted. Seeing compassi...
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Title:The Lost Art Of Compassion: Discovering the Practice of Happiness in the Meeting of Buddhism and…Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.76 inPublished:December 28, 2004Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060750529

ISBN - 13:9780060750527

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“An important addition to the growing literature on the meeting of Buddhist practice and Western psychology.”