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.
Pema Khandro Rinpoche offers a recitation from the Vajrayana tradition to awaken bodhicitta, or enlightened mind.
The Dalai Lama offers a short teaching on kindness and good heartedness.
An introduction to the life, books, and teachings of Pema Chödrön, one of America’s most beloved Buddhist teachers.
We base our lives on seeking happiness and avoiding suffering, but the best thing we can do for ourselves is to turn this whole way of thinking upside down.
A teaching on practices to generate bodhichitta by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Our mind is like hard ground, says Sakyong Mipham. As meditation practitioners, we begin to till that ground so that we can grow the mind of enlightenment.
Relative bodhicitta is how we learn to love each other and ourselves, according to Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. The basic principle of ultimate bodhicitta is to rest in the fundamental state of consciousness, before it is divided into ‘I and ‘other.’
Forget all the fancy meditation practices, says His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the real heart of Buddhism is complete commitment to others.
Pema Chödrön offers a bodhicitta practice for generating love and compassion for all human beings.