This treasured Buddhist work is remarkably relevant for our times, describing the steps we can take to cultivate courage, caring, and joy -- the keys to healing ourselves and our troubled world. Pema 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 Chodron urges us to embark on this transformative path today, writing, "There is no time to lose -- but not to worry, we can do it."
Pema Chödrön is an American Buddhist nun and one of the foremost students of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the current Shambhala lineage holder, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche. She is the resident teacher at Gampo Abbey, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan monastery in North America established for Westerners. She is famed for her clear and refreshing presentation of traditional teachings on meditation, compassion and loving-kindness.
386 pages. Paperback.