Thupten Jinpa

A Fearless Heart

Thupten Jinpa

Talk: A Fearless Heart

Thupten Jinpa, Ph.D., the highly acclaimed thought leader and longtime English translator of the Dalai Lama, explores how powerful compassion can be, not just for others, but for our own well being. A Fearless Heart teaches us to take the next step toward compassion. We often resist a powerful instinct that correlates strongly with happiness, stress reduction, and a greater sense of purpose. Using science and psychology sourced from Western and classical Buddhist sources, remarkable stories of transformations that have resulted from the practice of compassion, Jinpa shows us that, by training our compassion muscle, we can improve our health and relationships, achieve our goals, and ultimately change the world.

Thupten Jinpa

Thupten Jinpa holds a PhD from Cambridge University and has been the principal English translator to the Dalai Lama for nearly thirty years. He is an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Religious Studies at McGill University and chairman of the Mind and Life Institute, which is dedicated to promoting dialogues and collaborations between the sciences and contemplative knowledge, especially Buddhism.

A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives

The Buddhist practice of mindfulness caught on in the west when we began to understand the everyday, personal benefits it brought us. Now, in this extraordinary book, the highly acclaimed thought leader and longtime English translator of His Holiness the Dalai Lama shows us that compassion can bring us even more.

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