“Accepting and sending out” is a powerful meditation to develop compassion—for ourselves and others. Ethan Nichtern teaches Tonglen practice.
Rather than try to escape from painful feelings, Alixa Doom started practicing tonglen at her job at a psychiatric hospital.
Make your vow to help others real with this meditation teaching from Pema Chödrön.
Emily Strasser visits with a Tibetan monk in India who’s putting tonglen meditation into practice to help the children in his community.
Judy Lief teaches us the practice of tonglen – a mindfulness technique that intakes the suffering of others and replaces it with compassion.
Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön and novelist Alice Walker on how tonglen meditation practice opens our heart, expands our vision, and plants the seeds of love in our lives.
Pema Chödron gives a teaching on Tonglen and Lojong.