Self Compassion with Thupten Jinpa, Ph.D.

Video: Self Compassion with Thupten Jinpa, Ph.D.

Thupten Jinpa discusses the idea of self compassion and how the Tibetan Buddhist concept differs from the Western. Excerpted from a talk given at the Sacred Stream Center in Berkeley, CA. Thupten Jinpa is the author of A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives, and English translator for His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Geshe Thupten Jinpa has been a principal English translator to the Dalai Lama since 1985. He is also President of the advisory board of the Mind and Life Institute, dedicated to fostering creative dialogue between the Buddhist tradition and Western science.

A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives is available for purchase on Amazon.

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