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Compassionate Listening

Presenter:

Thicht Nhat Han

Time:

18:41

Summary

Through a deep dive into brain operations, Dr. Richard Davidson underscores the influence of subconscious processes on our behaviors and attitudes. By engaging in conscious thinking, we gain the ability to transform unproductive habits and foster a more harmonious relationship with ourselves and others.

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Transcript

Lead 20th 2018 are still in our third week of the 21 day retreat. Deep Listening is a very important practice deep listening, sometimes it's called compassionate listening. And none of us should train himself or herself to do this. Because this is the most important practice, if you want to help of course, we have to listen to ourselves. We have to listen to our body, to listen to our own sufferings and our real need.


But he also had to listen to the person we love. The people who suffer so much listening is so healing. So transform. Therefore, every one of us has to cultivate the art of listening, deep listening, this is the practice the fourth, mindfulness trainings. If you practice diligently, for during two or three weeks, you'll be able to listen and practice self mindful breathing, mindful, walking, mindful sitting, can help you to, to do so. Have a look at rara is a bodhisattva that has the capacity of listening deeply and therefore, he can help so many people when we listen with compassion, we allow ourselves to be empty without any prejudices, without any preconceived ideas. It is not to judge not to criticize, you just listen, for the sake of listening, listen, in order to give the other person a chance to express himself or herself.

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