Pema Chodron tells the story of when, having hit rock bottom, she asked her teacher what to do.
“The human heart is basically very compassionate, but without wisdom, compassion will not work. Wisdom is the openness that lets us see what is essential and most effective.”
Featuring timely teachings and post-election advice from Pema Chödrön, Sharon Salzberg, Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Susan Piver, Jack Kornfield, and more.
Andrew Olendski looks at why our wise teachers can, sometimes, behave in what appears like an unwise manner.
Some choice pieces of wry wisdom from years of Cohen’s sessions with his intimates and the press. Herewith, a few enduring Cohenisms.
Selected teachings from books by Thinley Norbu Rinpoche, the Nyingma lineage master considered to be an emanation of the 14th-century Nyingma master Longchenpa.
If we use them as opportunities to work with our mind, all our mistakes, confusion, and difficulties become an unerring path of awakening.
Wisdom, says Judy Lief, is not about answers. It’s about the power of questioning, about developing a great inquisitiveness that cuts through all solidity and self-deception.
Ken Wilber discusses how to integrate many levels of knowledge from the most concrete to the most etheral into a great unified view of the living universe.