The Wisdom of No Escape: And the Path of Loving-kindness

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London, 1991 - Philosophy - 110 pages
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This book is about saying yes to life in all its manifestations—embracing the potent mixture of joy, suffering, brilliance, and confusion that characterizes the human experience. Pema Chödrön shows us the profound value of our situation of "no escape" from the ups and downs of life.

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Review: The Wisdom of No Escape: How to Love Yourself and Your World

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This book is a transcription of a series of dhamma talks given by Pema Chodron during a "dathun" (one month retreat) in Gampo Abbey. The book is not the best introduction to buddhism. It doesn't have ... Read full review

Review: The Wisdom of No Escape: And the Path of Loving Kindness

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One the few books I have reread and will likely reread many times! Down to earth and truthful reading. Read full review

About the author (1991)

Pema Chödrön is an American Buddhist nun in the lineage of Chögyam Trungpa. She is resident teacher at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan monastery in North America established for Westerners. She is the author of many books and audiobooks, including the best-selling When Things Fall Apart and Don't Bite the Hook.

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