7 Motivational Quotes by Pema Chodron (Tibetan Buddhist)

November 26, 2023

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Written By - Ravi Shankar (GoodMindKeeping)

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Pema Chodron is a renowned Tibetan Buddhist nun and author for her teachings on mindfulness, compassion and overcoming adversity. Here are her some quotes:

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"Meditation practice isn't about trying to throw ourselves away and becomes something better. It's about befriending who we are already."

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"The root of happiness is mindfulness; the basic condition of happiness is freedom."

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"In life, we can't avoid challenges, but we can choose how to respond to them. The most profound transformation often arises from the deepest difficulties."

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"Life is a dance of impermanence. Instead of resisting the music, learn to flow with it. In the impermanent, discover the beauty of the ever-changing rhythm."

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"Authenticity is the practice of letting go of who we think we should be and embracing who we are. In this vulnerability, we find our true strength."

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"Letting go is an act of love for oneself. It's releasing the tight grip on what was, and making space for the beauty of what is yet to come."

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"The past is a memory, the future is a possibility, but the present is where life unfolds. Awakening is the art of being fully present in the now."