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 Chodron shows us the profound value of our situation of "no escape" from the ups and downs of life.
About the Author
Bhikshuni Pema Chodron is the first American-born woman to receive full ordination as a Tibetan Buddhist nun. She is the director of Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, Canada, and author of the bestsellers The Wisdom of No Escape; Start Where You Are; and When Things Fall Apart.
"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