Meditation practice awakens our trust that the wisdom and compassion that we need are already within us. It helps, says Pema Chödrön, to know ourselves: our rough parts and our smooth parts, our passion, aggression, ignorance and wisdom. Show More Summary
Pema Chödrön teaches us Tonglen, “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion. The post How to Practice Tonglen appeared first on Lion's Roar.
"Only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation can that which is indestructible be found in us."
In the difficulties of your life, says Pema Chödrön, you will discover your natural love and warmth. The post The Natural Warmth of the Heart appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Tibetan Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön and Zen teacher Bernie Glassman offer three-step meditations to help work with tragedy. The post Two Practices for Times of Tragedy appeared first on Lion's Roar.
“Let your curiosity be greater than your fear.” - Pema Chodron
Sounds like: Active Child, James Blake, Billie Eilish Song: Haux - Touch What's so good? I just read a book called When Everything Falls Apart by a Buddhist named Pema Chodron. Currently, I feel enlightened about most everything. Troubles...Show More Summary
The mind of enlightenment, bodhichitta, is always available, in pain as well as in joy. Pema Chödrön lays out how to cultivate this soft spot of bravery. The post Bodhichitta: The Excellence of Awakened Heart appeared first on Lion's Roar.
An introduction to the life, books, and teachings of Pema Chödrön, one of America's most beloved Buddhist teachers. The post The Best of Pema Chödrön: Life, Quotes, and Books 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 on cultivating openness when life falls apart appeared first on Lion's Roar.
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.