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When things fall apart : heart advice for difficult times

Author: Pema Chödrön
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala : Distributed in the United States by Random House, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes a traditional Buddhist approach to suffering and how embracing the painful situation and using communication, negative habits, and challenging experiences leads to emotional growth and happiness.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pema Chödrön
ISBN: 1570621608 9781570621604 157062285X 9781570622854 9781590302262 1590302265 1570623449 9781570623448
OCLC Number: 34984039
Description: xi, 148 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Intimacy with Fear --
When Things Fall Apart --
This Very Moment Is the Perfect Teacher --
Relax As It Is --
It's Never Too Late --
Not Causing Harm --
Hopelessness and Death --
Eight Worldly Dharmas --
Six Kinds of Loneliness --
Curious about Existence --
Nonaggression and the Four Maras --
Growing Up --
Widening the Circle of Compassion --
The Love That Will Not Die --
Going against the Grain --
Servants of Peace --
Opinions --
Secret Oral Instructions. Three Methods for Working with Chaos --
The Trick of Choicelessness --
Reversing the Wheel of Samsara --
The Path Is the Goal.
Responsibility: Pema Chödrön.
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