Practicing Peace in Times of War
By (author) Pema Chodron
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Practicing Peace in Times of War by Pema Chodron
Book DescriptionWith war and violence flaring all over the world, many of us are left feeling vulnerable and utterly helpless. In this book Pema Chodron draws on Buddhist teachings to explore the origins of aggression, hatred, and war, explaining that they lie nowhere but within our own hearts and minds. She goes on to explain that the way in which we as individuals respond to challenges in our everyday lives can either perpetuate a culture of violence or create a new culture of compassion. "War and peace begin in the hearts of individuals," declares Pema Chodron at the opening of this inspiring and accessible book. She goes on to offer practical techniques any of us can use to work for peace in our own lives, at the level of our habits of thought and action. It's never too late, she tells us, to look within and discover a new way of living and transform not only our personal lives but our whole world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781590305003
(172mm x 121mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Pema Chodron
Pema ChOdrOn is an American Buddhist nun in the lineage of ChOgyam Trungpa. She is resident teacher at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan monastery in North America established for Westerners. She is the author of many books and audiobooks, including the best-selling "When Things Fall Apart "and "Don't Bite the Hook."
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