On Pain And Compassion
Reviewed By: Open Floor International Library
Open Floor International Library
Recommended Reading Program: Therapy In Motion
Author: Pema Chodron
Language availability: English
Beloved Buddhist teacher, author, nun and mother, Pema Chodron has inspired millions of people from around the world who have been touched by her example and message of practicing peace in these turbulent times. The Pema Chodron Foundation is dedicated to preserving and sharing Pema’s inspiration and teachings in order that they might help us all awaken wisdom and compassion in ourselves and the world around us.
Pema Chodron shares the gift of tonglen, a simple and elegant meditation system “for the difficulties in life- those that cause the most suffering- as a way to befriend ourselves, accept the past we have rejected, and widen our circle of compassion. These traditional breathing meditations cut through obstacles “on the spot”.