Pema Chodron is an American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun and spiritual teacher who is author of many bestselling books such as ‘Living Beautifully’ and ‘When Things Fall Apart’.
Why Meditate? Pema Chodron explains that as human beings we cannot escape the fact that life will present both good times and bad times. Meditation allows us to experience what happens in our life at a particular time – cultivating a nurturing quality and perseverance toward yourself. This allows us to see, with clarity, our thoughts and emotions as they appear, thereby helping us to understand our own self more deeply.
There is no magic to meditation, all you need is you and time to practice. This simply written and practical book will explain and take you through steps on setting up a meditation space, how to position your body, proper breathing techniques and how to calm that beast we call “the Mind”
This is a great book for those interested in meditation for the first time or for those who want a refresher course to stay present in everything we do and to feel more settled in our life – sounds enlightening!