Awaken Every Day: 365 Buddhist reflections to invite mindfulness and joy
Awaken Every Day offers reflections for each day of the year, helping readers cultivate meaning in our own lives and contribute to the well-being of others. Venerable Thubten Chodron is beloved for her ability to help people understand key Buddhist teachings and apply them to the everyday challenges of life. Awaken Every Day shares a quick daily dose of this wisdom, encouraging readers to understand the true causes of our suffering and the paths to freedom. Whether we read straight through or dip in, whether we look for a teaching in the morning or a reflection in the evening, Awaken Every Day helps us understand our minds, our connections to our communities, and how to become the people we aspire to be.
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.