By Pema Chodron. Shambala publications. 2001. 209 pages. A guide to fearlessness in difficult times. Discusses the Buddhist concept of boddhichitta, the ability to feel pain with others. Describes the practices to increase boddhichitta: accepting egolessness, impermanence and suffering sitting meditation, slogans, four limitless qualities chant, loving-kindness (maitri), tonglen, the five strengths, the sun bodhisattvaContinue reading “Places that scare you”
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The compassion book
By Pema Chodron. Shambala publications. 2017. 121 pages. *****excellent If you just have to read one book by Pema Chodron, read this one. This short book contains fifty-nine Tibetan Buddhist slogans (called lojong) which offer pithy powerful reminders on how to awaken your heart in everyday life. Additional resources. Index.