Emotional Awareness


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Minding Emotions:
Highlights from the Conversation between the Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman
on Emotions and Compassion

Minding Emotions

In the series of dialogues captured in the book Emotional Awareness: Overcoming the Obstacles to Psychological Balance and Compassion, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman explore the nature of emotions and compassion.

This audio offers sixty-seven minutes of highlights from the original recordings of their forty hours of conversations. From the warmth and humor in their banter to their challenging intellects as they probe uncharted terrain in the worlds of Buddhist and Western psychology, their voices display the singular repartee between these two remarkable men.

Track listing

  1. Introduction
  2. Forgiveness and Anger
  3. Evolutionary Perspective
  4. West vs. East Meaning of Ignorance
  5. Refining Emotion Itself
  6. Path to Happiness
  7. Overlapping Views of Compassion
  8. How We Learn Compassion
  9. How We Increase Compassion
  10. Conclusion

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Audio/Video Download of Emotional Awareness (September 16, 2008)

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Produced by Paul Ekman and distributed by The Paul Ekman Group. Copyright © 2008.

Music copyright © 2008 Dean & Dudley Evenson. Courtesy Soundings of the Planet. www.soundings.com. (800) 93-PEACE.