START WHERE YOU ARE A GUIDE TO COMPASSIONATE LIVING SHAMBHALA CLASSICS

Download Start Where You Are A Guide To Compassionate Living Shambhala Classics ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to START WHERE YOU ARE A GUIDE TO COMPASSIONATE LIVING SHAMBHALA CLASSICS book pdf for free now.

Start Where You Are

Author : Pema Chödrön
ISBN : 9781590301425
Genre : Philosophy
File Size : 53.69 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 849
Read : 190

An American Buddhist nun explains how to become compassionate and fearless by accepting the pain in individual lives in their present state through the study of fifty-nine traditional Tibetan Buddhist sayings.
Category: Philosophy

Start Where You Are

Author : Pema Chodron
ISBN : 0834821168
Genre : Religion
File Size : 34.24 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 924
Read : 989

Start Where You Are is an indispensable handbook for cultivating fearlessness and awakening a compassionate heart. With insight and humor, Pema Chödrön presents down-to-earth guidance on how we can "start where we are"—embracing rather than denying the painful aspects of our lives. Pema Chödrön frames her teachings on compassion around fifty-nine traditional Tibetan Buddhist maxims, or slogans, such as: "Always apply only a joyful state of mind," "Don't seek others' pain as the limbs of your own happiness," and "Always meditate on whatever provokes resentment." Working with these slogans and through the practice of meditation, Start Where You Are shows how we can all develop the courage to work with our inner pain and discover joy, well-being, and confidence.
Category: Religion

The Pocket Pema Chodron

Author : Pema Chodron
ISBN : 0834821176
Genre : Religion
File Size : 89.96 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 929
Read : 758

A collection of short inspirational readings by "one of the world's wisest women"--O, the Oprah Magazine. Pema Chödrön, beloved Buddhist nun and best-selling author, offers this treasury of 108 short selections from her more than four decades of study and writings. Here she presents teachings on breaking free of destructive patterns; developing patience, kindness, and joy amid our everyday struggles; becoming fearless; and unlocking our natural warmth, intelligence, and goodness. Designed for on-the-go inspiration, this is a perfect guide to Buddhist principles and the foundations of meditation and mindfulness. This book is part of the Shambhala Pocket Library series. The Shambhala Pocket Library is a collection of short, portable teachings from notable figures across religious traditions and classic texts. The covers in this series are rendered by Colorado artist Robert Spellman. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.
Category: Religion

No Time To Lose

Author : Pema Chodron
ISBN : 0834821109
Genre : Religion
File Size : 61.22 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 911
Read : 1187

Over the years, Pema Chödrön's books have offered readers an exciting new way of living: developing fearlessness, generosity, and compassion in all aspects of their lives. In this new book, she invites readers to venture further along the path of the "bodhisattva warrior," explaining in depth how we can awaken the softness of our hearts and develop true confidence amid the challenges of daily living. In No Time to Lose Chödrön reveals the traditional Buddhist teachings that guide her own life: those of The Way of the Bodhisattva ( Bodhicharyavatara), a text written by the eighth-century sage Shantideva. This treasured Buddhist work is remarkably relevant for our times, describing the steps we can take to cultivate courage, caring, and joy—the key to healing ourselves and our troubled world. Chödrön offers us a highly practical and engaging commentary on this essential text, explaining how its profound teachings can be applied to our daily lives. Full of illuminating stories and practical exercises, this fresh and accessible guide shows us that the path of the bodhisattva is open to each and every one of us. Pema Chödrön urges us to embark on this transformative path today, writing, "There is no time to lose—but not to worry, we can do it."
Category: Religion

When Things Fall Apart

Author : Pema Chodron
ISBN : 9781590302262
Genre : Religion
File Size : 77.80 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 678
Read : 1136

Drawn from traditional Buddhist wisdom, Pema Chodrons radical and compassionate advice for what to do when things fall apart in our lives goes against the grain of our usual habits and ex pectations.--from back cover.
Category: Religion

Practicing Peace In Times Of War

Author : Pema Chodron
ISBN : 9781590305003
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 44.88 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 846
Read : 153

"War and peace begin in the hearts of individuals," declares Pema Chodron in her inspiring and accessible new book, which draws on Buddhist teachings to explore the origins of aggression and war.
Category: Political Science

The Wisdom Of No Escape

Author : Pema Chodron
ISBN : 9781590307939
Genre : Religion
File Size : 63.75 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 709
Read : 613

An American Buddhist nun encourages accepting everyday life and the wonders and pains of this world as the gateway to an enhanced spiritual life.
Category: Religion

Living Beautifully

Author : Pema Chodron
ISBN : 9780834828131
Genre : Religion
File Size : 72.89 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 536
Read : 627

We live in difficult times. Life sometimes seems like a roiling and turbulent river threatening to drown us and destroy the world. Why, then, shouldn’t we cling to the certainty of the shore—to our familiar patterns and habits? Because, Pema Chödrön teaches, that kind of fear-based clinging keeps us from the infinitely more satisfying experience of being fully alive. The teachings she presents here—known as the "Three Commitments"—provide a wealth of wisdom for learning to step right into the river: to be completely, fearlessly present even in the hardest times, the most difficult situations. When we learn to let go of our protective patterns and do that, we begin to see not only how much better it feels to live that way, but, as a wonderful side effect, we find that we begin to naturally and effectively reach out to others in care and support.
Category: Religion

Taking The Leap

Author : Pema Chodron
ISBN : 9781590308431
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 86.62 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 799
Read : 1290

Discusses the Buddhist concept of shenpa in order to describe how to become free from the destructive energy experienced during moments of conflict.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Compassion Book

Author : Pema Chodron
ISBN : 9780834840645
Genre : Religion
File Size : 86.93 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 665
Read : 743

Let compassion and fearlessness guide you and you’ll live wisely and effectively in good times and bad. But that’s easier said than done. Here Pema Chödrön introduces a powerful, transformative method to nurture these qualities using a practice called lojong, which has been a primary focus of her teachings and personal practice for many years. And for centuries, Tibetan Buddhists have relied on these teachings to awaken the deep goodness that lies within us. The lojong teachings include fifty-nine pithy slogans for daily contemplation, such as “Always maintain only a joyful mind,” “Don’t be swayed by external circumstances,” “Don’t try to be the fastest,” and “Be grateful to everyone.” This book presents each of these slogans and includes Pema’s clear, succinct guidance on how to understand them—and how they can enrich our lives. It also features a forty-five minute downloadable audio program entitled “Opening the Heart,” in which Pema offers in-depth instruction on tonglen meditation, a powerful practice that anyone can undertake to awaken compassion for oneself and others.
Category: Religion