Guided Compassion Contemplation

This guided meditation provides a review of how to cultivate compassion through developing targets of focused attention: First, establish stability of attention and emotional tranquility through mindfulness of breathing meditation; second, cultivate lovingkindness; third, generate an empathetic awareness of distress and confusion that others are experiencing, and then generate a sincere desire for them to be liberated from these conditions.  This contemplation is intended to accompany the recorded posting entitled “Cultivating Compassion”; both recorded on February 2, 2022.