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.
Pema Chödrön, a bestselling author and one of the best-known American Buddhist teachers, has stepped down as a senior teacher in the Shambhala organization.
We might think that knowing ourselves is an ego-centered thing, but by looking at ourselves, we begin to dissolve the walls that separate us from others.
Pema Chödrön teaches us Tonglen, “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion.
The Buddhist nun and teacher was the subject of a new “Super Soul Sunday” interview.
Our culture has a deeply-ingrained sense of individualism, says Judith Simmer-Brown. But what would happen if we began to trust each other?
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.
Meditation practice awakens our trust that the wisdom and compassion that we need are already within us.
A new report from Religion News Service details financial troubles facing the Shambhala Buddhist community in the wake of revelations of sexual misconduct by the head of Shambhala, Sakyong Mipham and several teachers in the community.
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.