What if you could cultivate the mind of a bodhisattvaone who has dedicated one's life to the benefit of others? According to Pema Chödrönbest-selling author and American-born Buddhist nunyou can. On Bodhisattva Mind, she examines sheshin, or 'guarding alertness,' and the other qualities of mind we need to develop on the path to enlightenment. 'We all have a consciousness that knows what helps and what causes harm,' teaches Ani Pema. 'With this same ability, we can `tame our minds,' and extricate ourselves from suffering.' A practicum of insights and meditations from this cherished teacher, Bodhisattva Mind shows us how to connect with the spacious, clear, unbiased nature of our minds, and experience the joy of complete freedom.