Pema Chödrön shares why the simple practice of taking a break from our usual thoughts is the most important thing we can do with our lives.
To understand how to practice mindfulness in daily life, says Gaylon Ferguson, we have to look at all eight steps of the Buddha’s noble eightfold path.
Rather than feeling discouraged by laziness, we could get to know laziness profoundly. This very moment of laziness becomes our personal teacher.
Make your vow to help others real with this meditation teaching from Pema Chödrön.
Pema Chödrön teaches us Tonglen, “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion.
According to Pema Chödrön, love and compassion are like the weak spots in the walls of ego.
Pema Chödrön offers a bodhicitta practice for generating love and compassion for all human beings.
Pema Chödrön describes the process of looking compassionately and honestly at our own minds. In the end, she says, freeing ourselves from anger and hostility comes down to choosing which wolf we want to feed.
It may seem like an unattainable ideal, but you can start right now as a bodhisattva-in-training. All you need is the aspiration to put others first.
Meditation practice awakens our trust that the wisdom and compassion that we need are already within us.