Pema Chödrön is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. She’s one of the first American women to be ordained as a nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition and the resident teacher and founding director of Gampo Abbey, a monastery on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.

She is  internationally renowned and has conducted workshops, seminars, and meditation retreats around the world. She is also a prolific author with such works as When Things Fall Apart, The Places That Scare You, How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind, making it onto the NY Times Best Seller’s list.

In the short video below she discusses & guides us in the practice of Tonglen. Tonglen, is a Tibetan Buddhist meditation practice for generating compassion.

Hope you enjoy!

~ Anthony

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