Get lifetime access to all the summit insights, teachings, and meditations, plus bonus content.

The Wisdom of Pema Chödrön Summit was an incredible event bringing together Buddhist teachers and heart friends of Pema to celebrate her wisdom and share their own insights.


Over 5 extraordinary days, presenters shared helpful guidance for finding courage during tough times, wisdom for transforming suffering into compassion, and heart-opening practices to experience more joy.


We are delighted to have been able to offer all of these teachings and practices for free during the event broadcast. But the insights shared in these sessions are timeless, and their benefits can be felt for years to come with the summit resource package.


This robust package of downloadable summit content plus extra bonus materials—including complete audio courses taught by Pema herself—will provide you with the support you need to integrate this wisdom into your daily life. 


When you purchase the Wisdom of Pema Chödrön summit resource package, you’ll receive these extraordinary resources:

Lifetime Access


Receive 12+ hours of video content, with audio files and transcripts for convenient offline study and reflection.

Guided Meditation Library


Keep the full collection of 12+ guided practices, including a 5-part workshop on lojong and tonglen meditation.

The Courage to Love the World: Complete Audio Course with Pema Chödrön, courtesy of Sounds True.


Recorded on retreat, this four-part, 4.5 hour series contains Pema's insightful stories about tonglen, along with direct instruction and guided practice.

Be Grateful to Everyone, Complete Audio Course from Pema Chödrön, courtesy of Shambhala Publications


Pema Chödrön presents her definitive audio teachings on lojong in this 6.5 hour audio course. She offers an overview of the practice and goes on to provide inspiring commentary.

The Wisdom of Pema Chödrön: Finding Fearlessness in Uncertain Times (Digital Edition)


This special collector’s edition addresses themes integral to Pema’s life and work. They range from tapping into the natural warmth of your heart, to the vital importance of meditation, to developing unconditional compassion and making the most of your day—and life.

Get access to all summit talks and guided practices in downloadable video, audio, and transcript format, plus 4 special bonuses.


Choose between two payment options:


Proceeds from your upgrade support the Lion’s Roar mission to share the dharma for the benefit of individuals and society, and allow us to continue to develop free events.


  • The resource package content will be available on April 13th when the event broadcast concludes
  • Your upgrade also comes with a 30 day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied for any reason

Scholarship Opportunities


Through the generosity of Lion’s Roar’s community of supporters, a limited number of scholarships are available. Scholarships will be reviewed and awarded on April 13th. Click here to apply.


Upgrading gives you lifetime access to every summit session.


In addition to all the summit talks and meditations, you'll also receive:

5 practice workshops

with Judy Lief

5 archival

teachings from Pema Chödrön

Day 1: Making Peace With Things As They Are


Learn how we can let go of expectations and soften into a more accepting attitude towards uncertainty and change. Discover how this can help us adjust to life’s difficulties with greater joy, lightness, and ease.


Arawana Hayashi

Comfortable with Uncertainty

+ GUIDED PRACTICE: Mindfulness of body

Tami Simon

With You, On the Journey

+ GUIDED PRACTICE: Groundless ground meditation

Judy Lief

Workshop 1: Intro to Tonglen & Mind Training

Pema Chödrön

The Joy of Letting Go

(Courtesy of Shambhala Publications)

Day 2: Befriending Ourselves


Discover how the very things that challenge us most are also a golden opportunity to wake up to the truth of impermanence and connect with the life-changing power of compassion.

Tsokyni Rinpoche

Clear Mind, Open Heart, Grounded Body

+ 3 GUIDED PRACTICES: Beautiful Monster’s Practice; Care Free Openness Practice; Handshake Practice

Margaret Wheatley

The Path of Warriorship

+ GUIDED PRACTICE: How to Serve: Start by Asking Two Simple Questions

Judy Lief

Workshop 2: Guided Tonglen Practice


Pema Chödrön

Making Friends With Yourself 

(Courtesy of Shambhala Publications)

Day 3: Awakening Our Hearts


Explore how we can fan the flames of bodhicitta, the awakened heart of compassion and wisdom, and consider practical ways to develop this quality in your own life.


Father Greg Boyle

We Belong to Each Other

Gaylon Ferguson

Awakening Loving-Kindness and Compassion

+ GUIDED PRACTICE: loving-kindness meditation

Judy Lief

Workshop 3: Chanting the 59 lojong slogans


Pema Chödrön

Igniting the Heart: What is your meditation style?

(Courtesy of Shambhala Publications)

Day 4: Working With Obstacles


Learn practices to bring stability and sustainability to your life, and gain tools to help you live a life of compassion and courage without burning out.


Anam Thubten

Using Challenges as the Path

+ GUIDED MEDITATION: Open Awareness Meditation

Karma Lekshe Tsomo

The Challenges and Fruits of Women’s Ordination

+ GUIDED MEDITATION

Judy Lief

Workshop 4: Practicing with Lojong slogan #1, “First the preliminaries”

Pema Chödrön

Turn Your World Around: Take a Mindful Gap

(Courtesy of Shambhala Publications)

Day 5: Trusting Your True Nature


Learn how to nurture your innate goodness — your natural compassion, wisdom, and love. When we trust our capacity for these qualities, and bring awareness to them in our day-to-day lives, we move through the world with lightness, joy, and freedom.


Mingyur Rinpoche

The Fundamental Nature of You

+ GUIDED MEDITATION: Open Awareness meditation

Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

Elegance, Humor, and Confidence on the Path


+ GUIDED MEDITATION

Judy Lief

Workshop 5: Practicing with Lojong slogan #59, “Don’t Expect Applause”


Pema Chödrön

The Heart of the Matter–Tonglen practice with Pema

(Courtesy of Shambhala Publications)

Here's what participants had to say about the 5-day summit:


"An absolutely beautiful tonic for these times."


"I would like to thank Lion's Roar, Pema Chödrön, and all the lecturers of this summit for these 5 amazing days of spreading the wisdom of Pema with so much love, wisdom and appriciation to her work."


"My deep gratitude for having offered this 5-day summit to the world."


"I'm grateful for this opportunity... I find such groundedness as I take in the teachings and wisdom."

When you buy the summit, you’ll receive unlimited access to:


Video library of

all summit sessions


Audio library of all the guided meditations


Audio library of all the presentations


Archival Videos of Pema Chödrön, courtesy of Shambhala Publications


Lojong and tonglen meditation workshops

Session transcripts to support your ongoing study and reflection


Plus, you'll receive these special bonuses at no additional cost:

Courage to Love the World


4.5-hour audio course from Sounds True featuring:

  • Pema’s step-by-step guidance in the formal practice of tonglen
  • The importance of becoming a “Modern-Day Bodhisattva”
  • The practice of “compassionate abiding” in everyday life
  • Q&A with retreat participants addressing the most common questions that arise with practice
  • Tonglen as a practical skill for survival in today’s world


Be Grateful to Everyone


6.5-hour audio course from Shambhala Publications, with:

  • Practical commentary to enhance our understanding of the lojong slogans
  • Seven writing and reflection exercises to help us engage deeply with the slogans
  • Meditation instructions to help us relax, let go, and uncover our uncaught-up mind
  • On-the-spot methods to deepen our bodhichitta, our compassion for all beings
  • Question-and-answer sessions that address some of the most common issues that arise in lojong practice
  • Two guided meditations on tonglena compassion practice based on the understanding that the very thing that triggers suffering can become the foundation of happiness

The Wisdom of Pema Chödrön

Digital edition (PDF) of the brand new special issue from Lion's Roar.


This special collector’s edition addresses themes integral to Pema’s life and work. They range from tapping into the natural warmth of your heart, to the vital importance of meditation, to developing unconditional compassion and making the most of your day—and life. 

Teachings and meditations by Pema and like-minded contributors will help readers bring the benefit of her knowledge into their own lives. 


100 pages


Upgrade today to enjoy unlimited access to all summit content, plus special bonuses.


Choose between two payment options:

Scholarship Opportunities


Through the generosity of Lion’s Roar’s community of supporters, a limited number of scholarships are available. Scholarships will be reviewed and awarded after April 13th. Click here to apply.