This moving away from comfort and security, this stepping out into what is unknown, uncharted and shaky – that’s called liberation. ~Pema Chodron By Leo Babauta It’s human nature to desire comfort and security. Unfortunately, that tendency is what causes most of our problems. We humans tend not to like uncertainty, discomfort, fear, instability, drastic […]
“State of Play” starts simply. Sonia Baker falls to her death in the London subway — ooops, tube — station. Did she fall? Commit suicide? Or was she… pushed? Jesse Kornbluth reviews the gripping story. The post Pena Chodron: ‘We Live In Difficult Times. They May Get Worse.’ What To Do? Ask Pema. appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Featuring timely teachings and post-election advice from Pema Chödrön, Sharon Salzberg, Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Susan Piver, Jack Kornfield, and more. The post After the Election: Buddhist Wisdom for Hope and Healing appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Pema Chödrön and Thubten Chodron have been awarded the Global Bhikkhuni Award for their achievement in promoting, protecting, and preserving the dharma. The post Pema Chödrön and Thubten Chodron receive “Global Bhikkhuni Award” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Awash in the pain of betrayal and a failed marriage, Laura Munson practices Pema Chödrön’s teachings on loving-kindness. It’s hard but it helps. I did not get married to get divorced. I did not have children to subject them to the confusion of split parents. I did not hold them in my arms on […] The post Being Love appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Pema Chödrön's new commentary on Atisha's famed mind-training slogans that use our dificulties and problems to awaken our hearts. The post Lojong: How to Awaken Your Heart appeared first on Lion's Roar.
What does America's most beloved Buddhist nun do when her nerves get fried? The post Pema Chödrön’s reading go-to? Harry Potter appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Pema Chodron, a Buddhist monk best known for her work in keeping us all sane, publicly addressed the country’s current state of frustration, sadness and confusion. Up there with Rumi, Chodron is one of the most quotable inspirational teachers we know, so when she has something to say our ears perk up, especially when she’s […]
Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön took to Facebook today to address racial injustice and Black Lives Matter. The post Pema Chödrön speaks out against racial injustice appeared first on Lion's Roar.
There is a key moment, says Pema Chödrön, when we make the choice between peace and conflict. The post Choosing Peace appeared first on Lion's Roar.
A sign in the entrance to Pema Chödrön's monastery reads "Enjoy Your Life." We ask her how that could be a spiritual practice. The post Pema Chödrön on how to enjoy life appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Pema Chödrön describes how to release anger by deciding which wolf in our mind we want to feed. The post Feed the Right Wolf appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Times of chaos and challenge can be the most spiritually powerful... if we are brave enough to rest in their space of uncertainty. Pema Chödrön describes three ways to use our problems as the path to awakening and joy, excerpted from “When Things Fall Apart.” The post Three Methods for Working with Chaos appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Speaking to a group of new university graduates, Pema Chödrön asked, "How many here have seen the new Beyoncé music video?" The post That time Beyoncé inspired Pema Chödrön appeared first on Lion's Roar.
In celebration of her 80th birthday this July, we’re pleased to announce Pema Chödrön — a special collector’s edition publication from Lion’s Roar. The post “Pema Chödrön: A Lion’s Roar Collector’s Edition” is available for pre-order now appeared first on Lion's Roar.
After “Formation” and Lemonade, it seems “Beyoncé” is on everyone’s lips these days. So we were surprised to note recently that even before her latest wave of output, Bey had been namechecked by none other than Pema Chödrön. Quoth Pema,...Show More Summary
On the occasion of Pema Chödrön's 80th birthday, our friends at Shambhala Publications are offering unparalleled access to her wisdom. The post Get to “The Heart of the Matter” with Pema Chödrön [sponsor post] appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Pema Chödrön: an introduction to the life, books, and teachings of one of America's most beloved Buddhist teachers, from Lion's Roar and Buddhadharma. The post Pema Chödrön appeared first on Lion's Roar.
bell hooks talks to Pema Chödrön about how to open your heart to life's most difficult challenges. The post Pema Chödrön & bell hooks discuss cultivating openness when life falls apart appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Yes, it's a strange thing to do -- just sit there and do basically nothing. Yet the simple act of stopping, says Pema Chödrön, is the best way to cultivate our good qualities. Here are five ways it makes us better people. The post 5 Reasons to Meditate appeared first on Lion's Roar.