Buddhism

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of Buddhism.

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Talks about Buddhism

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Tough compassion — here’s what it is and why you need to practice it

Most of us think of "compassion" as something that's soft and feel good. But that approach doesn't work in tough moments or in tough conversations. Writer Elizabeth Svoboda shares the benefits of "tough compassion" and how to use it in your relationships.
Posted Jun 2021

Want to be happy? Slow down

In this free-wheeling discussion at TED Global in October 2014, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard talked with journalist and writer Pico Iyer about how to spend time meaningfully.
Posted Jan 2015