Bill Moyers Interviews American Buddhist Nun Pema Chodron

  • January 27, 2016
  • By 92Y
Bill Moyers Interviews American Buddhist Nun Pema Chodron, (4:55)

The American Buddhist nun and author Pema Chödrön talks to Bill Moyers about the value of not only powering down our electronic devices but also quieting the racing mind. “You quickly learn that distractions are not just phone calls and emails. Our own mind and our longings, our cravings and our fantasies are also major distractions,” Chödrön says. _x000D_


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In this clip, Chödrön, born Deirdre Blomfield-Brown in New York, says that spending time in solitude each day through meditation makes room for new experiences. “The best in that spiritual instruction is when you wake up in the morning and you say ‘I wonder what’s going to happen today?’ and then carry that kind of curiosity through your life,” Chödrön says. 
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Watch Pema Chödrön’s full interview with Bill Moyers at billmoyers.com.

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