Chod is an ancient meditation practice from Tibet which was made famous by the female saint Machik Labdrun, who was born in 1062 AD. Chod teaches us a practical way of reaching daily peace and happiness by learning to surrender ourselves in the service of others. Along the way, we get everything we ever wanted; financial security, a strong body, a fantastic relationship.
A dish in the sink, a person lying in the street, people in pain all around us; we want to do something but we hesitate. The decision to cheerfully stop and help is described in Buddhist scripture as the step before ultimate love, or bodhichitta. And aren’t those who take responsibility even when its “not their problem” the most beautiful people you know? Using a new translation of a text by the First Panchen Lama, you’ll learn how to become that extraordinary being who embraces and enjoys taking responsibility, whether for the dishes or the planet. You’ll see that the result is a life full of sheer enchantment and unsurpassed joy.