cover_postIn this issue:

  • “Lovingkindness Squared: Cultivating Self-Compassion” by Dh. Bodhipaksa
  • “Metta: A Gateway to Self-Compassion and Insight” by Dh. Vimalasara
  • “The Practice of Self-Compassion” by Dh. Varada
  • Sangha Notes from Boston, Nagaloka, San Francisco, Montana, and NYC
  • “A Life Lesson from Behind Prison Walls” by Susan DePietro
  • “Compassionate Presence” Retreat Review by Mike Mappes
  • Upcoming Retreats, Workshops and Series at Aryaloka
  • Art from a Year of Silence Exhibit – New Work from Dh. Kiranada
  • Poems of Autumn – Sangharakshita, Ryokan, Ikkyu, and Basho
  • Buddhaworks: What’s new in the Aryaloka Bookstore?
  • A Thank You for Food Pantry Contributions
  • Updates from the Spiritual Vitality Council & Board of Directors