A collection of talks she gave between 1987 and 1994, the book is a treasury of wisdom for going on living when we are overcome by pain and difficulties.

“As long as you are wishing for things to change, they never will,” Chödrön writes in Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living. . If you’ve ever found yourself chanting I hate my life or This is all a mistake, then I have a book to recommend. Follow to get new release updates and improved recommendations. 3,145 | 16 marzo 2020. Something went wrong. 547 Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. 1. During her studies, she was given the name Pema Chödrön, which roughly translates to “lamp of the truth.” Before becoming a nun, she’d been married and divorced twice, and the story of how her second marriage ended is another detail that got my attention: “I was standing in front of our adobe house drinking a cup of tea,” she writes. Chödrön has written several dozen books and audiobooks, and is principal teacher at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, Canada. She Had COVID For Months. Paperback Already a subscriber? Thanks to new policies enacted by the company’s first female CEO. You\'ll receive the next newsletter in your inbox. Here is a treasury of 108 short selections from the best-selling books of Pema Chödrön, the beloved Buddhist nun. Buy The Pema Chödrön Collection Unabridged by Pema Chödrön (ISBN: 9781591791591) from Amazon's Book Store.

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“Because it’s a monastery, there’s nothing you can do at Gampo Abbey that’s fun,” she writes, “unless you like to meditate all the time or take walks in nature, but everything gets boring after a while.” She adds, “It’s just a very uncomfortable place” because “you can’t get away from yourself there.” Chödrön has two children and multiple grandchildren, and I’ve wondered how being a nun has affected her family life.

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