The Key Differences Between Sympathy, Empathy and Compassion

Do you aspire to living a life of enlightenment? Acting for the good of others and not yourself is the cornerstone of an enlightened life and will put you on the path of contentment. 

There are many terms that are used to describe actions as they relate to other’s needs and suffering and they are often wrongly utilized. Do you know the difference between sympathy, empathy and compassion and how they may relate to your life choices?

Sympathy – feeling sorry for another’s hurt…

Empathy – walking in another’s shoes..

Compassion – love in action..