The Compassion in Action Fellowship is a yearlong inner & outer change program that supports college and university student leaders in learning meditation practice, building community, and promoting social change. The fellowship integrates ancient and modern...
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Compassion in Action Fellowship – Student Spotlight
The Compassion in Action Fellowship is a yearlong inner & outer change program that supports college and university student leaders in learning meditation
The Compassion in Action Fellowship 2022 in Review
The Three Jewels of Buddhism are the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha. Each jewel holds an invaluable place on the path. Today we’d like to take a moment to reflect and hold dear one particular segment of our Sangha or community; the Compassion in Action Fellows.
Compassion in Action Student Spotlight: Yulie
Name : Yulie School : UC Berkeley Tell us a little about yourself. I am a first-generation immigrant from Korea and the younger of two daughters. I like to honor my culture through food and speaking Korean with my parents. I am in my last year (now month!) of...
Compassion in Action Student Spotlight: Dancer
Name : DancerSchool : James Madison University Tell us a little about yourself.I feel more comfortable with animals than I do with people. I feel uncomfortable when humans name a non-human an “it”. I enjoy being in the middle of the woods as much as I enjoy being in...
Compassion in Action Student Spotlight: Steve
I am unwilling to have only a small slice of life’s fruit. Even though it takes waiting and intense practice, it’s better to have an unlimited supply of fruits
Compassion in Action Student Spotlight: Priya
What would it look like to serve young people, those at the forefront of changing the world while also embarking on a journey of waking up?
How to Practice Self-Compassion
If you practice meditation, you’re probably familiar with the concept of compassion, which is one of the Four Boundless Qualities of Buddhism.
Introducing the Compassion in Action Fellowship
Students today are facing complex challenges like no other generation before. We are excited to be launching a new program for college & university students
Practicing the Perfection of Diligence or Joyful Effort
Our exploration of the Six Perfections or Six Paramitas brings us to the Perfection of Diligence or Joyful Effort.
Practicing the Perfection of Patience
We’ve all felt it, right? Usually, it calls us to act quickly and with force. Sometimes that can actually protect us from danger.
Practicing the Perfection of Ethical Discipline
A person can take on a strict diet and force themselves to follow it every day without enjoyment, or they can learn and experience the benefits of eating foods that nourish their body and make them feel good.