Fully Alive: A Retreat with Pema Chodron on Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change (Compact Disc)

By Pema Chodron, Meg Wheatley (Contribution by)
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We live in difficult times. Life sometimes seems like a roiling and turbulent river threatening to drown us. Why, in the face of that, shouldn't we cling for safety to the certainty of the shore--to our comfortably familiar patterns and habits? Because, Pema Chodron teaches, that kind of fear-based clinging leads only to even greater suffering.
In this recorded retreat, based on the program Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change held at Omega Institute, Pema Chodron and her teaching assistant, Meg Wheatley, provide a wealth of wisdom for learning to step right into the river: to be completely, fearlessly present even in the hardest times, the most difficult situations. It's the secret of being fully alive. The teachings and practices they present includes:
- A teaching based on a Native American prophecy for cultivating the ability to take nothing personally
- A guided meditation for developing patience in the midst of irritation
- Tips for accessing your innate strength and confidence--simply by altering your posture

4 CDs, 4 1/2 hours.

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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781611800319
ISBN-10: 1611800315
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Publication Date: November 13th, 2012
Pages: 4
Language: English