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
Pema Chödrön offers a bodhicitta practice for generating love and compassion for all human beings. The post A Bodhicitta Practice appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Here are 11 quotes from some of Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön’s books that will open your eyes about compassion, human... The post 11 Pema Chödrön Quotes That Will Change Your Life appeared first on Lifehack.
In a new, eight-part video course from Sounds True, Pema Chödrön teaches how to achieve liberation from your habits, addictions, and behaviors. The post Pema Chödrön online teaching: “The Freedom to Choose Something Different” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Pema Chödrön on four ways to hold our minds steady and hearts open when facing difficult people or circumstances. The post What to Do When the Going Gets Rough appeared first on Lion's Roar.
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“Rejoicing in ordinary things is not sentimental or trite. It actually takes guts. Each time we drop our complaints and allow everyday good fortune to inspire us, we enter the warrior’s world.” - Pema Chödrön
It’s just Pema Chödrön and Oprah chatting and chillaxing on a Sunday afternoon sipping from their coffee mugs like gal pals do. Pema was a recent guest on Oprah’s “Super Soul Sunday” which is basically the Super Bowl for spirituality,...Show More Summary
On October 19, the Oprah Winfrey Network will broadcast a feature interview with Oprah and Tibetan Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön. They will discuss Pema’s life, her book, When Things Fall Apart, and techniques for living more consciously. The program will be broadcast at 11AM EST, on the program Super Soul Sunday. Pema is a regular contributor to […]
The Buddhist principal of basic goodness is not particularly religious or secular. It’s not something esoteric or unrelated to us. It’s about how we feel about ourselves at the core. We are fundamentally open-minded, open-hearted, worthy, and good. Show More Summary
Time now for a little meditation inspiration, by way of Heart Advice, Weekly Quotes from Pema Chödrön: “Discipline is important. When we sit down to meditate, we are encouraged to stick with the technique and be faithful to the instruction, but within that container of discipline, why do we have to be so harsh? Do […]
There is a key moment, says Pema Chödrön, when we make the choice between peace and conflict. In this teaching from her program Practicing Peace, she describes the practice we can do at that very moment to bring peace for ourselves, for others, and for the world. If we want to make peace, with ourselves […]
“Without realizing it, we continually put up protective walls made of opinions, prejudices, and strategies, barriers that are built on a deep fear of being hurt. These walls are further fortified by emotions of all kinds: anger, craving, indifference, jealousy, and arrogance. “But fortunately for us, the soft spot — our innate ability to love […]
The concept of success on the spiritual path is pretty suspect. After all, isn’t it a journey without goal? But there are some ways, says Pema Chödrön, we can tell if our practice is working. It is tempting to ask ourselves if we are making “progress” on the spiritual path. But to look for progress […]
Actor Steve Buscemi, a meditator who studies with Pema Chodron, discusses the dharma with a Tibetan nun in this delightful episode of his web series. read more