The Subtle Art of Caring: A Guide to Sustaining Compassion

An inspired guide to sustaining compassion.

The Buddha taught the practices of loving kindness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity. These guide us in cultivating positive emotions and minimising harmful ones. Poet, writer, activist, mentor, and Buddhist teacher River Wolton gives new life to these teachings as resources for a life in which compassion for self and other are mutually sustaining. Beautifully illustrated and with exercises, meditations, and reflections.

Learn more about The Subtle Art of Caring.

£9.49

An inspired guide to sustaining compassion.

The Buddha taught the practices of loving kindness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity. These guide us in cultivating positive emotions and minimising harmful ones. Poet, writer, activist, mentor, and Buddhist teacher River Wolton gives new life to these teachings as resources for a life in which compassion for self and other are mutually sustaining. Beautifully illustrated and with exercises, meditations, and reflections.

Learn more about The Subtle Art of Caring.

Endorsements

'Using as a template the five qualities of pausing, befriending, enjoying, caring, and letting be, she (River Wolton) shows the way to a profoundly beneficial life for ourselves and others.' - Martine Batchelor, meditation teacher and author of Meditation for Life and Let Go: A Buddhist Guide to Breaking Free of Habits

'If you wish to explore how to take Buddhism off the meditation cushion and into the world, read this book.' - Dene Donalds, Dharma teacher in the lineage of Thich Nhat Hanh, and a founding member of the Colours of Compassion Sangha

'River Wolton leads us with unfailing insight to that difficult place where individual Buddhist practice meets the urgent global issues of our time…. An important read for the Anthropocene age.' - Akasharaja, chair of the Shrewsbury Buddhist centre and co-founder of the Triratna Earth Sangha

'This book is a tonic for our times. Read and respair (rebuild hope and recover from despair)!' - Prof. Rebecca Crane, PhD, Director, Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor University, UK

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