Failure is a universal human experience—it’s just part of life that things will happen that you don’t want to happen. When her granddaughter was accepted to Naropa University, the celebrated author Pema Chödrön promised that she’d speak...Show More Summary
This excerpt from Pema Chodron's new book Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better offers wise advice for the times in life in when things don't go the way you wanted them to. The post Fail Better: Learn To Lean into the Unknown appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Pema Chodron's new book is out this month. I was rendered speechless by her invitation to write the short foreword for the book, the first time I've ever agreed to do this. She's a caring, generous, magical person, a teacher... ...
Pema Chodron tells the story of when, having hit rock bottom, she asked her teacher what to do. The post How to Move Forward Once You’ve Hit Bottom appeared first on Lion's Roar.
"The most difficult times for many of us are the ones we give ourselves." -- Pema Chödrön, "When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice For Difficult Times" You should know that I'm not a big fan of Pema Chodron these days (no offense to her, or to those who love her). Show More Summary
There is a lot of emphasis on succeeding. And whether we buy the hype or not, we all want to succeed, especially if you consider success to mean, "it works out the way I want it to." You know it feels good in the gut and in the heart because it worked out. Show More Summary
In her commencement speech at Naropa University, Pema Chödrön explains that if there’s one thing we all need to practice, it's how to fail well. The post The Fine Art of Failing appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Andrea miller remembers her experience at a retreat with Pema Chodron. The post Thank You, Pema appeared first on Lion's Roar.
A guide to teachings by Pema Chödrön. The post A beginner’s guide to the teachings of Pema Chödrön appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Peak inside the September 2015 issue of the Shambhala Sun, featuring a teaching by Pema Chödrön, a profile of k.d. lang, and a conversation between the two. The post Inside the September 2015 Shambhala Sun magazine appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Pema Chödrön teaches us a simple technique we can use anytime we need a break from our habitual patterns. The post Practice Pema Chödrön’s “Three Conscious Breaths” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
A conversation with Pema Chödrön and Jack Kornfield, moderated by Michael Krasny, about the everyday difficulties that provoke us, reveal our habitual patterns, and ultimately transform us. The post Pema Chodron and Jack Kornfield talk “The Wondrous Path of Difficulties” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Treasure Caretaker Training is working to preserve and protect sacred Buddhist art by training "treasure caretakers” such as monks and nuns. The post Karmapa, Pema Chödrön endorse Buddhist art “caretaking” project appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Here's reason to celebrate: the American Buddhist nun (and frequent Shambhala Sun contributor!) Pema Chödrön turns 79 today. The post It’s Pema Chödrön’s birthday — celebrate with some of her best from Shambhala Sun appeared first on Lion's Roar.
k.d. lang has been a practicing Buddhist for 15 years, and it was renowned teacher Pema Chödrön who helped inspire her. As a result, lang says she is "beyond excited" to share the stage at Royce Hall with Chödrön for an evening of music and conversation.
Lion's Roar is proud to co-sponsor "An Evening with Pema Chödrön and k.d. lang," — in which you can join these two extraordinary women. The post Be part of “An Evening with Pema Chödrön and k.d. lang” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
A while back, Linda and I attended a weekend retreat led by Pema Chodron, a long-time practitioner of Buddhist meditation and the principal teacher at the Buddhist center, Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia. The retreat was based upon the teachings...Show More Summary
Before Pema Chödrön became a world-renowned Buddhist teacher and best-selling author, she had what she calls a "conventional" life and marriage. Then, one day, her entire world came crashing down in a matter of seconds when her then-husband blurted out that he wanted a divorce. Show More Summary
Pema Chödrön has joined a number of other Buddhist figures in addressing the suffering in Nepal. The post Pema Chödrön calls for tonglen for Nepal appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Pema Chodron has a wonderful book called When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times which was given to me many years ago. It sat on my bookshelf and I hardly opened it. About six months ago, she was on Oprah's "Super Soul Sunday" series and I was absolutely fascinated by her story. Show More Summary