Laura Simms: The Possibilities of Compassion – Podcast 240


In this episode, we learn to describe meditation as a way of making friends with ourselves. Through consistent practice, a natural compassion dawns, for ourselves and for others.

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Laura Simms is an award winning performer, writer, and educator advocating storytelling as compassionate action for personal and community transformation. She performs worldwide for adult and young audiences and is a senior teacher of Shambhala Buddhist meditation. She continues to work in Haiti with girls groups, is the author of two books, and serves on the UN NGO Council for Global Education. Laura is also the Co-director of Hands On Sierra Leone, and directs the Hans Christian Andersen StoryTelling Center.  She has been a student of Chogyam Trumpa Rinpoche since 1979.