July 16, 2010

Compassion is the Source of Transformation

Today's Daily Dharma,

"In terms of commitment, I think Buddhist practice is by its very nature social change. It cultivates compassion, which is the source of transformation. The word means "suffering with." Thus compassion arises from a deep place of receptivity and listening that is the beginning of healing. What we are talking about broadly is the healing of the world, a journey of a thousand years."

-Paul Hawken, "The Movement With No Name" (Fall 2008)

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