Awakening Compassion: Meditation Practice for Difficult Times

Awakening Compassion: Meditation Practice for Difficult Times

For more than 800 years, Tibetan Buddhists have used the principles of "lojong (literally, "mind training") to transform difficulties into insights, and conflict into genuine communication. "Awakening Compassion is the first audio retreat on the practice of lojong taught by Pema Chodron herself. With many on-the-spot techniques for dealing with jealousy, anger, and fear, this perennial bestseller--now available on CD--is a unique resource for bringing compassion into the world and stopping the cycle of suffering in our own lives.

Title:Awakening Compassion: Meditation Practice for Difficult Times
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781564553140
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    Awakening Compassion: Meditation Practice for Difficult Times Reviews

  • Meredith Holley

    This is my favorite-favorite of all of Pema Chodron’s lectures. I haven’t listened to this one in a while, but it was really influential in my total life overhaul last year. My favorite part of th...

  • T.Kay Browning

    Awakening Compassion is one of the most important books that I have read or listened to in a long time. I had as many deeply impactful moments listening to this as I have had in a while, and I still m...

  • Camia Young

    Formative for my thinking, in particularly how to make peace with my suffering....

  • Min

    Pema Chödrön offers here an advanced workshop of several challenging practices that enable us to better encounter those people and situations that bring out the worst in us. The confrontations in li...

  • Cynthia

    Combine a voice that sounds a little like Teri Gross, a self-deprecating laugh, and wisdown--you've got Pema Chodron's workshops recorded on the audio book. I just bought one of her books, but I'm gla...

  • Steve H

    I got this to learn a bit more about Tonglen practice - essentially taking in the pain of others and releasing something positive to them and the universe. There's a lot to absorb and digest in this, ...

  • Erin Rouleau

    If I could give this 11 stars, I would. Of all the Pema books and audiofiles I've listened to, this has been the most helpful and ponderous. I need to listen to this again and again to remind myself t...

  • Ed

    She seemed to ramble on several topics. When asked questions by the students she didn't have an answer for many of the questions and she also said that you should get a teacher, however, they probably...

  • Will Simpson

    A practical, useful teaching of some of the Lojong slogans. Audio from several talks she gave during retreats. Pema has a reputation in my mind of a soft fluffy buddhist teacher. This talk changed my ...

  • Danielle P

    This was my first "encounter" with Pema Chödrön. I loved her humour and humility. This series of teachings contain some precious gems. I look forward to learning more with Pema....