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  1. Challenge for Compassion

    November 10, 2009 by Sandra Hindson, Category: News & Events

    Charter for Compassion“Compassion needs an open door of acceptance.” – Swami Radha. On October 15th, Karen Armstrong spoke to a large gathering in Ottawa about her new book The Case for God. Several Radha Yoga Centre people including Erna Herwig and Joan Gamble were among the sold out crowd. Her words were refreshing reminders of the importance of commitment and engagement in our lives. Karen eloquently shared her practical views about spirituality and religion. Here you will read the musings of both teachers on Karen’s words and a real life practice of compassion.


  2. Coming Together for Compassion

    August 10, 2009 by Cierra Dahlquist, Category: News & Events


    Karen Armstrong speaks on compassion

    Karen Armstrong speaks on compassion

    Religious scholar Karen Armstrong is on a global mission for compassion. The essence of religion, she says, is not about belief, but about compassionate behavior. The Golden Rule’s simple directive “do unto others as you would have them do unto you” is shared by all faiths, and Armstrong’s Charter for Compassion aims to bring it back to the forefront of global consciousness. Yasodhara Ashram has recently joined this international, multi-faith network of partners to help make Armstrong’s vision a reality. Read this post and share your ideas on how we can support a comeback for compassion. (more…)

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