The Wisdom of No Escape: How to Love Yourself and Your World (Paperback)Pema Choedroen (author)
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Massmarket edition of this spiritual guide to making the most of life, through bad times as well as good, from bestselling author Pema Choedroen. This accessible book has been on the US bestseller lists consistently for four years now.
In The Wisdom of No Escape, bestselling author Pema Choedroen shows us the profound value of our situation of 'no exit' from the ups and downs of life.
This book is about saying yes to life in all its manifestations - about making friends with ourselves and our world and embracing the potent mixture of joy, suffering, brilliance, and confusion that characterizes the human experience.
It urges us to wake up wholeheartedly to everything and to use the abundant, richly textured fabric of everyday life as our primary spiritual teacher and guide.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 160 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 11 mm
Edition: New edition
'Pema's deep experience and her fresh way of looking at things are like mountain water - clear and deep.' Jack Kornfield, author of A Path with Heart and After the Ecstasy, the Laundry.
'As one of Pema Choedroen's grateful students, I have been learning the most pressing and necessary lesson of all: how to keep opening wider my own heart.' Alice Walker
'It is a lively and accessible take on ancient techniques for transforming terror and pain into joy and compassion.' O, the Oprah Winfrey magazine
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