Bob Thurman on compassion

Posted on August 29, 2011

In our hyperlinked world, we can know anything, anytime. And this mass enlightenment, says Buddhist scholar Bob Thurman, is our first step toward the compassion of our Buddha nature – and the first person who becomes happy when compassion emerges in your heart is yourself.

Bob Thurman is the first American to be ordained a Tibetan Monk by the Dalai Lama, Robert A.F. Thurman is a scholar, author and tireless proponent of peace.