Pema Chodron’s Story

Pema Chodron is one of the most beloved teachers of Tibetan Buddhism. She runs the Gampo Abby in Nova Scotia. Her many books have been treasured by thousands if not millions of people. She became a nun in the Shambhala tradition of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1974. I believe that this story come from her […]

5 More Reasons to Meditate

In a previous article, we learned 5 reasons to meditate from Brian Johnson. In today’s article, we are going to learn 5 more reasons to meditate from Pema Chodron. These are more like qualities we can develop in our meditation. Brian taught us these 5 reasons to meditate: strengthen your  mind, build willpower, optimize you […]

Catching Ourselves

These words of wisdom from Pema Chodron appeared in the Tricycle Daily Dharma two days ago and I want to share them with you. Pema is one of the best known and respected teachers of Tibetan Buddhism in the Shambhala tradition of Chogyam Trungpa Rimpoche. She is the abbess and beloved teacher of Gampo Abbey, […]

How To Live With Uncertainty

Pema Chodron teaches us how to live with uncertainty. In these words of wisdom from Tricycle Magazine, Pema Chodron tells us, “Our discomfort arises from all of our effort to put ground under our feet, to realize our dream of constant okayness.” Pema is one of the most popular teachers in the Wsst and certainly […]