The Lost Art of Compassion

Discovering the Practice of Happiness in the Meeting of Buddhism and Psychology

by Lorne Ladner

On Sale: 12/28/2004

The Lost Art of Compassion

Discovering the Practice of Happiness in the Meeting of Buddhism and Psychology

by Lorne Ladner

On Sale: 12/28/2004

Format:

About the Book

Now in paperback, this practical guide to cultivating compassion delivers Buddhist and psychological insight right where we need it most—navigating the difficulties of our daily lives.

Compassion is often seen as a distant, altruistic ideal cultivated by saints, or as an unrealistic response of the naively kind-hearted. Seeing compassion in this way, we lose out on experiencing the transformative potential of one of our most neglected inner resources.

Dr Lorne Ladner rescues compassion from this marginalised view, showing how its practical application in our life can be a powerful force in achieving happiness. Combining the wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism and Western psychology, Ladner presents clear, effective practices for cultivating compassion in daily living.

Educator and Librarian Resources

Critical Praise

“A helpful, kindhearted, articulate teaching of the way of compassion. Buddhism and Western psychology meet here wisely and beautifully.” - Jack Kornfield, author of A Path With Heart

“Dr. Ladner’s book is inspiring for all of us, therapists and patients alike.” - Mark Epstein, MD, author of Thoughts Without a Thinker

“Ladner shows us that by nurturing compassion in our lives, we can discover deep strength, intimacy, and joy.” - Philip Martin, author of The Zen Path Through Depression

“This book carries the enlightened wisdom to heal relationship problems and mental suffering that trouble our life.” - Lama Zopa Rinpoche

“Exercising compassion will begin building an unshakeable happiness. Dr. Ladner’s written a wonderful book.” - Annie Dillard, author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

“Lorne Ladner is like an inner archeologist brilliantly illuminating the neglected component of personal and global transformation.” - Tara Bennett-Goleman, author of Emotional Alchemy

“An important addition to the growing literature on the meeting of Buddhist practice and Western psychology.” - Library Journal

Resources

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060750527
  • ISBN 10: 0060750529
  • Imprint: HarperOne
  • On Sale: 12/28/2004
  • Pages: 336
  • List Price:19.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : RELIGION / Buddhism / General (see also PHILOSOPHY / Buddhist)
  • BISAC2 : PHILOSOPHY / Eastern
  • BISAC3 : SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / General

The Lost Art of Compassion by Lorne Ladner

The broadest selection of online bookstores. The links will take you to the web site's home page.

Other Booksellers

The broadest selection of online bookstores. The links will take you to the Web site's home page.

SELECT:

International Customers

If you are located outside Canada, the best way to order online is to choose from the following bookstores listed by region and country.