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When things fall apart : heart advice for difficult times

Author: Pema Chödrön
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Shambhala, 2016. ©1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 20th anniversary editionView 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 painful emotions leads to emotional growth and happiness.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pema Chödrön
ISBN: 1611803438 9781611803433 9781611803891 1611803896
OCLC Number: 923548256
Notes: "Afterword to the 20th anniversary edition ©2016"--Title page verso.
Description: xiii, 154 pages ; 22 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 ; [with a new afterword by the author].
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