Youtube video introduction to the question: What is Compassion?

An introduction to the theme of compassion: what is it really? Why is it so important?

How to spot some of the mistaken concepts we have about compassion, including idiot compassion. What is the difference between pity and compassion?

Compassion as responsiveness:Why compassion doesn’t necessarily need to involve gentleness, or any action at all.

Sujata and the Good Samaritan: A look at the parallels between two famous stories in Buddhism and Christianity, which show that lending a helping hand is more important than adherence to religious law.