An essential part of liberation is including ourselves in the love we aspire to cultivate for all beings. This becomes a gift we can model for others. Why is this such a difficult task? How can we develop authentic self-love?
The deepest nature of our heart is intrinsically pure, but it is usually obscured by the visiting forms of wanting, aversion, and confusion. This talk explores how to work mindfully with various kinds of difficult emotions and how mindfulness works to purify our hearts of their influence.