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The Wisdom of No Escape

And the Path of Loving-Kindness

SKU# 9781570628726




Shambhala Classics | 09/01/2001
Pages: 120 | Size: 6 x 9
ISBN: 9781570628726

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    The Wisdom of No Escape

    And the Path of Loving-Kindness

    It’s true, as they say, that we can only love others when we first love ourselves and we can only experience real joy when we stop running from pain. The key to understanding these truisms lies in remaining open to…  Read More

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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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"The Wisdom of No Escape offers down-to-earth guidance in cultivating basic sanity and befriending ourselves in the venerable tradition of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. "—Yoga Journal

"Pema's deep experience and her fresh way of looking at things are like mountain water—clear and refreshing, as good dharma should be. "—Jack Kornfield

"Here's a woman who embodies her message. She speaks from genuine connection to the source. "—Helen Palmer, author of The Enneagram

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