Planting a seed for a more compassionate world with a sense of the oneness of humanity—this is the message of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, which he shares in his first children’s book, “The Seed of Compassion: Lessons from the Life and Teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.”

In this Tibet Talk, we speak to Namrata Tripathi, editor of “The Seed of Compassion,” about how the book came to be and the beautiful lessons it offers for children. We also talk with Professor Lobsang Negi, who has been spearheading work at Emory University to bring compassion into the education system through the SEE (Social, Emotional and Ethical) Learning program, based on the Dalai Lama’s vision. We hear how both our guests interacted with His Holiness to shape their projects, and we learn how all of us can plant a seed of compassion for a better world.

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