Articles for Mindfulness

Quotes by Pema Chodron “Gloriousness and wretchedness need each other. One inspires us, the other softens us.”

Quotes by Pema Chodron

1.  “There’s a reason you can learn from everything: you have basic wisdom, basic intelligence, and basic goodness.” 2.  “A further sign of health is that we don’t become undone by fear and trembling, but we take it as a message that it’s time to stop struggling and look directly at what’s threatening us.” 3. […]

Pema Chödrön

Pema Chödrön was born Deirdre Blomfield-Brown in 1936, in New York City. 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 grandchildren. While in her mid-thirties, […]

Buddhist MIndfulness; meditation

Buddhist Mindfulness

Mindfulness (Pali: sati, Sanskrit: smṛti; also translated as awareness) is a spiritual or psychological faculty (indriya) that is considered to be of great importance in the path to enlightenment according to the teaching of the Buddha.