2018-10-04 11:32 #0 av: Fredrik1

For over forty years, Pema Chödrön has embraced our faults, our fears, and our failings, reflecting them back to us with compassion, insight, and the possibility of freedom.

And now, she is tackling the most challenging and universal source of fear: death and dying.

Watch Pema speak to her close students and friends in the main shrine room at Gampo Abbey, her home monastery

FOURTEEN HOURS OF POWERFUL TEACHINGS

Two live Q&A calls during which Pema will take questions from students in the online retreat

LIVE CALLS WITH
PEMA CHÖDRÖN

An opportunity to receive guidance from senior practitioners in Pema’s tradition along with the peer-to-peer support of fellow retreat participants

FACILITATED DISCUSSION FORUMS

Live guided meditation sessions where twice a week you can log in and sit with others in the retreat community

LIVE MEDITATION SESSIONS

Printable workshop with helpful notes and graphics for each lesson, as well as space for journaling and reflection

A RETREAT WORKBOOK

Twice weekly announcement e-mails reminding you of the practices for that week

WEEKLY PRACTICE PROMPTS

Video guide and printable resources for supporting your retreat at home, including suggested schedules and retreat guidelines

RETREAT RESOURCES

Printable slogans and phrases that you can use to create your sacred space at home

SACRED REMINDERS

Exercises to help you reflect and strengthen your understanding, bringing the dharma into your daily life

HOME PRACTICES & CONTEMPLATIONS

Printable transcripts of all video lessons so you can review the teachings at your own pace and highlight quotes or concepts for future reference

PRINTABLE TRANSCRIPTS

Listen on the go and take in this profound dharma where and when it works best for you—in the car, on a walk, or over the kitchen sink

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AUDIO FILES

A list of readings and books recommended by Pema for deepening your study and practice

RECOMMENDED READINGS LIST

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead (Audio)

Translated by Francesca Fremantle and Chögyam Trungpa 
Read by Richard Gere 
2 ¾ hours, unabridged

This translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead emphasizes the practical advice that the book offers to the living.

The Five Buddha Families (Video)

Taught by Judith L. Lief 
1 1/2 hours, unabridged

In this talk on the Five Buddha Families, Judy Lief explains how our inner world and the outer world are comprised of the same elemental forces.

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Touching Impermanence: The Bardo of Living

LESSON 1

This Lesson Will Help You...

Become more familiar with the impermanence of all thingsTrain to become more courageous, wise, and compassionate in your everyday lifeUnderstand why we study the bardo teachings and how they are relevant to every part of your life (not just your death)

Entering the Sacred World: The Bardo of Dying

LESSON 2

This Lesson Will Help You...

Learn the two most important things to keep in mind when you’re dying and how to practice them nowEngage the practice of tonglen, or sending and taking, for awakening love and compassionUnderstand the steps of dissolution that occur in the process of dying (according to the Tibetan Buddhist view)

Gateways to Liberation: The Bardo of Dharmata

LESSON 3

This Lesson Will Help You...

Recognize the gateways to enlightenment that arise in the bardo of dharmataExplore how habitual patterns and perceptions create your realityUnderstand the benefits of leaving your comfort zone, the risks of staying in it, and the danger of going too far out of it

Styles of Imprisonment: The Six Realms

LESSON 4

This Lesson Will Help You...

Recognize the six realms or habitual states of mind that trap you in unhelpful patternsIdentify how these “styles of imprisonment” arise in your own experienceUnderstand how to get unstuck when you find yourself in one of the six realms

A Waking Dream: The Bardo of Becoming

LESSON 5

This Lesson Will Help You...

Learn how to transform the patterns that don’t serve you so you can act in alignment with your intentionDiscover how to best support a person who has just died, according to the Tibetan Buddhist viewIdentify the qualities and scenarios you could experience in the bardo of becoming and understand how to prepare for them

Co-emergent Wisdom: The Five Buddha Families

LESSON 6

This Lesson Will Help You...

Understand the five categories of wisdom energy known as Buddha familiesWork with the wisdom of the Buddha families as they show up in your lifeReflect on the meaning of bardo in your own life

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