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By Pema Chodron

Here's a treasury of 108 brief choices from the best-selling books of Pema Chödrön, the liked Buddhist nun. Designed for on-the-go idea, this assortment deals teachings on:

   • becoming fearless

   • breaking freed from harmful styles

   • developing endurance, kindness, and pleasure amid our daily struggles

   • unlocking our ordinary heat, intelligence, and goodness

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Spiritual life—Buddhism. I. name. BQ5405. C46 2008 294. 3′444—dc22 2008017612 CONTENTS Editor’s Preface 1 The noble center 2 We have already got every thing three the trail of the bodhisattva-warrior four the following is an efficient position to begin five lifestyles is an effective instructor 6 Why meditate? 7 discover for your self eight hassle is inevitable nine Our knowledge is often there 10 We don’t have to switch ourselves eleven Our birthright 12 stream towards hassle thirteen basic richness 14 domesticate loving-kindness towards your self 15 A extra adventurous method to stay sixteen in case you divulge heart's contents to existence because it is 17 Don’t enable lifestyles harden your center 18 Our human state of affairs (the 3 marks of lifestyles) 19 Unconditional health 20 constructing actual braveness 21 not anything is fastened 22 Getting the knack of hopelessness 23 This short lifetime 24 Dissolving our vainness 25 spotting our kinship with others 26 detect the real center of disappointment 27 we commence with ourselves 28 Happiness with no hangover 29 have fun in traditional existence 30 Overcoming unworthiness 31 past correct and incorrect 32 Overcoming self-deception 33 Into the demon’s mouth 34 Edging towards the open country 35 haven't any expectancies, simply be type 36 tough humans aid us to profit and develop 37 in the beginning and on the finish 38 No satisfied finishing 39 Sharing the guts forty Embracing our ameliorations forty-one Being there for others forty two Being tremendous and small whilst forty three while anger arises, make sure to pause forty four Gloriousness and wretchedness forty five The perfection of persistence forty six the best way to defeat worry forty seven we've met the enemy—and the pal forty eight connect to unconditional openness forty nine The bold of getting no enemies 50 replicate, replicate at the wall fifty one every thing has to head fifty two the adventure is going down, now not up fifty three while issues crumble fifty four Being light with ourselves fifty five We by no means comprehend fifty six starting the door to lifestyles fifty seven search long term reduction fifty eight Am I going so as to add to the aggression? fifty nine Wakefulness is located in excitement and ache 60 Be thankful to everybody sixty one there is not any therapy for warm and chilly sixty two search for the gaps sixty three Don’t reason damage sixty four Loneliness sixty five permit the issues that input your lifestyles wake you up sixty six teach within the heart manner sixty seven hindrances can turn into our lecturers sixty eight Perfection is like loss of life sixty nine Pointing at your individual center 70 house permeates every thing seventy one the one cause we don’t open our hearts seventy two They’re up opposed to what you’re up opposed to seventy three the large squeeze seventy four relocating past self-protection seventy five Bodhichitta is usually to be had seventy six final regular seventy seven There are not any delivers seventy eight keeping on motives agony seventy nine endurance is the antidote eighty achieve and victory to others eighty one The nation of nowness eighty two Abandon wish eighty three confident disgrace eighty four sit back because it is eighty five visit the locations that scare you 86 A strategy of surrendering 87 Our trouble is plausible 88 An open-ended method 89 the trail is uncharted ninety now's the time ninety one residing at a crossroads ninety two a mystical golden key ninety three Tigers above, tigers lower than ninety four all of us have what it takes ninety five Ravens within the wind ninety six Wholehearted awareness ninety seven think the unhappiness with no drowning in it ninety eight dwelling with no an time table ninety nine Impermanence is actual a hundred situation your self towards wakefulness a hundred and one correct there within the second of disappointment 102 The legislation of karma 103 retain status up 104 spotting soreness as affliction one zero five Enlightenment is simply the start 106 imminent lifestyles as an test 107 consistently keep a cheerful brain 108 we will be able to support this afflicted international assets Bibliography extra assets EDITOR’S PREFACE This assortment brings jointly the most memorable, pithy, and effective teachings of Pema Chödrön, the liked American Buddhist nun and best-selling writer.

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