Tag Archives: Pema Chodron

Our Whole Life Could Be a Ritual – Pema Chödrön

We could learn to stop when the sun goes down and when the sun comes up. We could learn to listen to the wind; we could learn to notice that it’s raining or snowing or hailing or calm. We could … Continue reading

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THE PRACTICE OF COMPASSIONATE ABIDING – Pema Chodron

A question that has intrigued me for years is this: how can we start exactly where we are, with all our entanglements, and still develop unconditional acceptance of ourselves instead of guilt and depression? One of the most helpful methods … Continue reading

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TAKING CARE OF OURSELVES- Pema Chodron

I’ve known many people who have spent years exercising daily, getting massages, doing yoga, faithfully following one food or vitamin regimen after another, pursuing spiritual teachers and different styles of meditation, all in the name of taking care of themselves. … Continue reading

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Have Compassion… excerpt by Pema Chodron

TAKING CARE OF OURSELVES I’ve known many people who have spent years exercising daily, getting massages, doing yoga, faithfully following one food or vitamin regimen after another, pursuing spiritual teachers and different styles of meditation, all in the name of … Continue reading

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AN INNOCENT MISUNDERSTANDING – Pema Chodron

“When the Buddha taught, he didn’t say that we were bad people or that there was some sin that we had committed—original or otherwise—that made us more ignorant than clear, more harsh than gentle, more closed than open. He taught … Continue reading

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