Tonglen: The Path of Transformation
Pema Chödrön on tonglen, a meditative practice for cultivating love and compassion. Tonglen is a gentle, step-by-step process of opening the heart. By embracing, rather than rejecting, the unwanted and painful aspects of experience, we overcome fear and develop greater empathy for others. Here is a practical guide for deepening our practice and understanding of this powerf...more
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I have specialty license plates: TONGLEN
[That is how much I believe in the possibility and need for more tonglen in our world.]
compassionate energy shared through intentional breathing (a brief description of tonglen practice).
It centers me, calms me, helps me focus on and perceive the interconnectedness of 'everything' and 'everyone' in this world.
Nota all'edizione italiana: il sottotitolo è "come risolvere le proprie nevrosi con il buddhismo e la meditazione del tonglen". Ma come si fa a scrivere queste cose con tanta superficialità? È notevole rilevare che il titolo inglese è semplicemente "Tonglen: the path of transforma ...more
She attended Miss Porter's School in Connecticut and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. She taught as an elementary school teacher for many years in both New Mexico and California. Pema has two children and three g ...more