An Introduction to Lovingkindness - A Four-Week Series with Kimberly Brown and Mona Chopra


Lovingkindness Meditation (LKM), is the practice of wishing oneself and others happiness, health, and ease. Based on traditional Buddhist teachings, LKM has become an increasingly popular practice, as it generates both concentration and a deep understanding of the nature of our connection to ourselves and others. Cultivating compassion and patience towards our experience enables us to build equanimity and courage through the constant and inevitable changing circumstances of life.

Originally recorded a part of IDP's Study at Home program, each class recording includes guided LKM, an exploration of the principles which support this practice, and discussion and questions. 

Class 1: An Introduction to The Four Immeasurables
Class 2: Compassion, with practice focused on a Dear Friend
Class 3: Appreciative Joy, with practice focused on a Stranger
Class 4: Equanimity, with practice focused on a Difficult Person

Kimberly Brown, Executive Director & Teacher
Kimberly has degrees in physics and literature, and trained as a psychodynamic psychotherapist. She worked at a marketing consultancy for more than a decade before joining The Interdependence Project. A graduate of the first year-long IDP Training Immersion Program, Kimberly studies Tibetan and American Buddhism, and her teachers include Lama Norlha Rinpoche and Sharon Salzberg. Her work and teachings emphasize the ways in which contemplation, wisdom, and ethics are shared among all traditions of awakening.



Mona Chopra, Teacher
Mona Chopra, MA, MS, L.Ac., is an acupuncturist, hypnotherapist, therapeutic yoga and meditation instructor whose work is guided by the belief that the capacity to heal is boundless, and the capacity to love without limits is what liberates us.  The Buddhist teachings and practices have resonated deeply with Mona, and have helped her wake up to experiencing the magic present in every moment of life - be it one of joy or even of sorrow.  Mona is grateful to all her teachers, in the myriad forms they appear.  She is a graduate of IDP's year-long Meditation Teacher Training Program.  For more information on Mona:



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