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CCT Founders and Senior Teachers Offer New Ways to Cultivate Compassion


Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) is an educational program designed to help improve resilience and build connections with others—ultimately providing an enhanced overall sense of well-being. The founders and senior teachers who developed CCT combined traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research designed to effectively help create a more compassionate life for all participants in the program. CCT has …


An Interview with the Founder of MIT’s Innovative Transformative Leadership Program – Now to be Offered at Stanford!

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Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi, founder of the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT, talks with CCARE about this exciting leadership development program, one of the highest rated programs in innovation and leadership at Sloan School of Management. CCARE is delighted to co-host a special offering of this program for Silicon Valley leaders who deeply believe in leading …


Dr. James Doty, Founder of CCARE, Releases Book


In Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart, Dr. James Doty, neurosurgeon and professor at Stanford School of Medicine and Director of Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education has written a moving account – part auto-biographical narrative, part popular psychology – that illuminates the power of compassion …


Let’s Catalyze Compassion for Nepal


Tragedies like the earthquake in Nepal cause us to engage in soul-searching about life and how we are living, as well as call us to respond with compassion to the intense suffering that we witness. For those of us seeking ways to help, it can be difficult to know how to respond. Research by the CompassionLab shows that leaders and …