Acharya Pema Chodron

pema-chodronBuddhist teacher, author, nun and mother, Pema Chödrön first met Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1972. She has inspired millions of people from around the world who have been touched by her example and message of practising peace in these turbulent times.

Acharya Pema Chödrön is the principal teacher of Gampo Abbey, a Western Buddhist Monastery in the Shambhala Tradition, located in Nova Scotia, Canada.


The Wisdom of No EscapeStart Where You AreWhen Things Fall ApartThe Places that Scare YouNo Time to Lose and Practicing Peace in Times of War, and most recently,Living Beautifully: with Uncertainty and Change.

Here you will find her life story and all her books

Great Masters: Pema Chödrön