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Compassion in Action

Published on: March 26, 2008

dalai_220x278.jpgSustaining the gift

The Dalai Lama's recent visit Seattle was amazing, uplifting, unforgettable. But what happens now? How will we sustain what we've learned about compassion beyond this historic visit?

ParentMap will continue to follow this story, reporting on programs that spread compassion and empathy among children; meanwhile, here are links to resources, information and inspiration for the journey onward.

Our daily blog of Seeds of Compassion events is here.  

Web sites:

Seeds of Compassion's interactivie wiki - a gathering place for information and resources on compassion in action.

Seeds of Compassion

The Dalai Lama's site

Roots of Empathy

Listening Mothers

The Kirlin Charitable Foundation

Talaris Research Institute

The Collaborative for Social and Emotional Learning

Compassionate Listening Project


ParentMap: Teaching empathy: Seattle launches a compassion movement How to raise a compassionate child


An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life, by the Dalai Lama and Nicholas Vreeland 

Roots of Empathy by Mary Gordon

The Mindful Brain by Daniel Siegel

Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell

Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Myla Kabat-Zinn

Building Moral Intelligence by Michele Borba

Teaching Empathy: A Blueprint for Caring, Compassion, and Community by David A. Levine

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