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Title:
The wisdom of no escape : and the path of loving-kindness
Author:
Chödrön, Pema.
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Publication Information:
Boston : London : Shambhala ; [New York] : Distributed in the United States by Random House, 2001.

©1991
Physical Description:
x, 110 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781570628726
Format :
Book

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Summary

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.


Author Notes

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 .