The Wisdom of No Escape: And the Path of Loving-Kindness (Hardcover)

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It's possible to say yes to life in all its manifestations, Pema Chodron teaches by embracing all the happiness and suffering, all the intelligence and confusion that are a natural part of our existence. Doing so opens a wellspring of courage and love within our hearts. In this gift edition of her first book, Pema presents traditional Buddhist wisdom that anyone can relate to.

About the Author

Pema Chodron_ is an American-born Buddhist nun and the author of many spiritual classics, including When Things Fall Apart (Shambhala, 2002), The Places that Scare You (Shambhala, 2004), and Taking the Leap (Shambhala, 2009). She serves as resident teacher at Gampo Abbey Monastery in Nova Scotia and is a student of Dzigar Kongtrul and the late Chogyam Trungpa. See

Praise For…

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

“Here’s a woman who embodies her message. She speaks from genuine connection to the source.”—Helen Palmer, author of The Enneagram

Product Details
ISBN: 9781590307939
ISBN-10: 1590307933
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Publication Date: March 30th, 2010
Pages: 155
Language: English
Series: Shambhala Library