METTA HOUR PODCAST • Episode 70 • Real Love Series • Love Your Enemies w/ Lily Cushman

Sharon SalzbergFor episode nineteen of the Real Love Series on the Metta Hour Podcast, Sharon looks at how we can cultivate compassion for our enemies with Lovingkindness practice.

This episode features kirtan lead by Lily Cushman who is the co-founder and director of the Brooklyn Yoga School, a donation-based center founded in 2010, and the Executive Assistant to Sharon Salzberg. Lily offers 20 years experience in classical yoga and chanting practice, infused with the wisdom tradition of Insight Meditation. For events, music and online offerings, visit

The Real Love Podcast Series is a special series on the Metta Hour. This series features a variety of conversations with some of the world’s finest thinkers and teachers exploring the topics of Sharon’s new book “Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection“. Real Love is a field guide for anyone seeking awakened living in the 21st century – regardless of age, race, gender, ethnicity or status. The book explores love as three different arenas in life: love of oneself, love of an other, and love for all of life. Real Love is now available to order in hardcover, ebook and audiobook format.


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