December 21, 2011

Pema Chodron: You Can Teach an Old Dog New Tricks.

Don’t Move that Lamp!

Want to see into the future? Look at your present.


www.pemachodrontapes.com. This is an excerpt from Pema Chodron’s October 2011 weekend retreat, “Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change”. From Pema Chodron’s archivists, Great Path. Item 165, talk 3 called “More Patience: Training in the Charnel Ground”. The actual DVD picture is much sharper than this youtube clip.


Bonus: Drive All Blames into One.


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