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This Moment Is the Perfect Teacher

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This Moment Is the Perfect Teacher

Ten Buddhist Teachings on Cultivating Inner Strength and Compassion

By Pema Chodron; Pema Chodron (Read by)

Shambhala Audio, Compact Disc, 9781590304938

Publication Date: April 22, 2008


Lojong is a powerful Tibetan Buddhist practice created especially for training the mind to work with the challenges of everyday living. It teaches our hearts to soften, reframes our attitude toward difficulty, and allows us to discover a wellspring of inner strength. In this recorded retreat, Pema Chödrön introduces the lojong teachings and explains how we can apply them to any situation in our life—because, as Pema says, "every moment is an opportunity for awakening." In addition, Pema also leads a guided tonglen meditation, a practice aimed at developing courage and cultivating compassion for ourselves and others.

4 CDs, 4 1/2 hours, unabridged.

About the Author
Pema Chodron is an American Buddhist nun in the lineage of Chogyam Trungpa. She is resident teacher at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan monastery in North America established for Westerners. She is the author of many books and audiobooks, including the best-selling "When Things Fall Apart "and "Don't Bite the Hook."

Praise For This Moment Is the Perfect Teacher

“A delightful speaker. . . . Listeners of all faiths will appreciate these timely teachings.”—Library Journal (starred review)