Pema Chödrön teaches us Tonglen, “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion.
“Buddha” means “one who is awake.” The Buddha who lived 2,600 years ago was not a god. He was an ordinary person, named Siddhartha Gautama.
It’s not enough to simply to believe compassion is important. We must transform our thoughts and behaviour on a daily basis to cultivate compassion.
An introduction to the life and teachings of the Dalai Lama, teacher, educator, science enthusiast, and political leader.
Life is busy. Here’s a selection of quick meditations to work with emotional distress and foster mindfulness when time is scarce.