Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.
Without them humanity cannot survive.
The fourteenth Dalai Lama.
In the media we seem to hear almost as much about compassion as we do about mindfulness.
Every time there is a natural disaster the newspapers express concern about compassion fatigue.
The Dalai Lama is held up as a great example of what it is to be truly compassionate.
So what exactly is compassion?