The Compassion Book: Teachings for Awakening the Heart

By: Pema Chodron

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Let compassion and fearlessness guide you and you’ll live wisely and effectively in good times and bad. But that’s easier said than done. Here Pema Chödrön introduces a powerful, transformative method to nurture these qualities using a practice called lojong, which has been a primary focus of her teachings and personal practice for many years. And for centuries, Tibetan Buddhists have relied on these teachings to awaken the deep goodness that lies within us.The lojong teachings include fifty-nine pithy slogans for daily contemplation, such as “Always maintain only a joyful mind,” “Don’t be swayed by external circumstances,” “Don’t try to be the fastest,” and “Be grateful to everyone.” This book presents each of these slogans and includes Pema’s clear, succinct guidance on how to understand them—and how they can enrich our lives. It also features a forty-five minute downloadable audio program entitled “Opening the Heart,” in which Pema offers in-depth instruction on tonglen meditation, a powerful practice that anyone can undertake to awaken compassion for oneself and others. Printed Pages: 144.

Title: The Compassion Book: Teachings for Awakening the Heart

Author Name: Pema Chodron

Categories: India, Buddhism and Buddhist Studies,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Shambhala Publication/TBI: 2017

ISBN: 1611804205

ISBN 13: 9781611804201

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 112650

Keywords: The Compassion Book: Teachings for Awakening the Heart Pema Chodron