Ruby Ramblings

Teaser Tuesday – Pema Chodron
April 21, 2009, 2:55 pm
Filed under: Books, Buddhism, Travel

The Places that Scare You by Pema Chodron

“For instance, even in the rock hardness of the aggression, we’ll generally find fear. Underneath the defensiveness is the brokenhearted, unshielded quality of bodhichitta. Rather than feel this tenderness, however, we tend to close down and protect against the discomfort.” pg. 56

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading.

Portland, ME

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I like that a lot – but have no idea what bodhichitta means!

Comment by Molly

Bodhichitta: Awakened mind and heart, the essence of compassion, enlightenment and kindness.

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