Opening the Heart

Narrated by: Pema Chodron
Length: 45 mins
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American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun Pema Chodron shares the gift of tonglen, a powerful breath-based meditation practice for transmuting the suffering within ourselves and in those around us into the energy of compassionate awareness. It's one of the most effective ways to begin bringing the benefits of the inner spiritual life into the world.

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Love love love!

I always love the teachings by Pema Chodron, she never disappoints, always just what I need. I really enjoyed this meditation.

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Best Pema Tonglen instructions

Best Pema Tonglen instructions. Includes guided Tonglen meditation. Is accessible to folks unfamiliar with this practice.

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Excellent and essential

Please do yourself a favor and get these instructions. Tonglen is a powerful and very healing practice. Pema presents them in a most down to earth and even humorous approach, as is her way.

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Short and sweet

A bite sized morsel of teaching. Good even if you know the material. Can listen to the whole thing before work!