A course in the Buddhist practice of the brahma viharas, or "heavenly abodes." Detailed instructions from the Buddhist tradition in cultivating mindfulness presented by a prominent Insight Meditation teacher.
CHRISTINA FELDMAN is a prominent teacher in the Insight Meditation world in the US and the UK. She is one of the Guiding Teachers of the Insight Meditation Society, Barre, MA, where she frequently leads retreats. She is also cofounder of Gaia House in the UK. She teaches extensively throughout America and Europe. She is the author ofThe Quest of the Warrior Woman,Principles of Meditation,Heart of Wisdom,Mind of Calm, and, with Jack Kornfield,Stories of the Spirit, Stories of the Heart.
"Thanks to Christina Feldman for this important contribution on
practices to develop kindness. Boundless Heart helps locate
these ancient and essential practices in modern life. Anyone who
wishes to know the sense of freedom kindness can bring will
treasure this book." -Sharon Salzberg, New York
Times-bestselling author of Real Happiness and
"In Boundless Heart, Christina Feldman explores the four immeasurable, beautiful qualities of our human existence:friendliness, compassion, joy and equanimity. With her characteristic clarity and wisdom, she expands our understanding of each of these ennobling qualities and how they interweave with one another as they open the door to the highest freedom. This book is a dharma treasure." -Joseph Goldstein, author of Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening
"One of the most respected voices in contemporary Buddhism, Christina Feldman has written an extraordinarily clear and important guidebook to opening the heart. These profound teachings and practices help us to deeply connect with life and make this a better world. As Buddhists say after a particularly skillful action: 'Sadhu-Well done!'" -James Baraz, co-author of Awakening Joy: 10 Steps to Happiness