Daily dharma teachings on compassion, wisdom, mindfulness, and joy--ideal for creating moments of peace and reflection in our chaotic world.
THUBTEN CHODRON is an author, teacher, and the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, the only Tibetan Buddhist training monastery in the U.S. Ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun in 1977, Venerable Chodron teaches worldwide and is known for her practical explanations of how to apply Buddhist teachings in daily life. She is actively involved in prison outreach and interfaith dialogue, and is the author of numerous books, including Buddhism for Beginners and Buddhism- One Teacher, Many Traditions with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, with whom she has studied for nearly forty years.
"A wise and beautiful collection of reflections that provide a daily reminder of what's true, what's real, and what matters."--Daniel Gilbert, Harvard University, author of Stumbling on Happiness
"We all want to deepen our understanding of life and to expand
our insight and compassion. Thubten Chodron reminds us that
practice isn't just what we do on the meditation cushion. Our
mindfulness must extend to whatever is going on in our minds
throughout the day. The brief daily reflections in Awaken Every
Day provide helpful and practical tools to accomplish just
that."--Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and
Real Love "A treasure chest of sound advice to start each day
with inspiration. A welcome addition to anyone's
calendar."--Alexander Berzin, author of studybuddhism.com "Whether
your goal is awakening or simply to have a happy, healthy life,
this pithy compendium of Buddhist wisdom is an excellent guide.
Perhaps no one is better than Venerable Thubten Chodron at
presenting this ancient wisdom in clear ways that make it easy to
understand and apply in the everyday moments of our lives. Make
this wonderful book a part of your every day, and watch your life
transform. Highly recommended!"--Russell Kolts, Eastern Washington
University, author of The Compassionate Mind Guide to Managing Your