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Practicing Peace

SKU# 9781611801897



PREORDER: Expected to ship after 10/15/2014.

Shambhala Pocket Classics | 12/02/2014
Pages: 112 | Size: 3.00 x 4.50
ISBN: 9781611801897

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“If we want there to be peace in the world, we have to be brave enough to soften what is rigid in our hearts, to find the soft spot and stay with it. We have to have that kind of courage and take that kind of responsibility. . . . That’s the true practice of peace.”

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“A solid reinforcement on how to stop the reflexive and habitual emotional reaction to perceived hostility through patience, pausing, and breathing. It’s not easy, but it is simple.”—Publishers Weekly

“In her timely new book, Pema Chödrön offers her insights on the origins of world conflict. Anger originates in our own hearts, she asserts, not on the battlefield. Only by checking our aggression on a personal level can we hope to sow the seeds of peace.”—Body & Soul

“Pema Chödrön’s writings have been helpful to countless people trying to find some ground for their being in this chaotic world.”—Bill Moyers

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