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    Perfect Just as You are: Buddhist Practices on the Four Limitless Ones - Loving-Kindness, Compassion, Joy, and Equanimity (Audio) By (author) Pema Chodron

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    DescriptionSpiritual practice, Pema Chodron teaches, has nothing to do with self-improvement, since, as the course's title claims, you're already perfect right now. The limitless qualities of loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity are your deep-down, ultimate reality, and those are qualities that can't be improved upon. If you're not feeling particularly kind, compassionate, joyful, or equanimous at the moment, take heart: the Four Limitless Ones are there like seeds, waiting to be cultivated through practice--and, being limitless, they're rich enough to be worked with for a lifetime. This intensive program of study and practice provides the tools you need to access these radiant states and to nurture their growth for sake of all beings, including yourself. Here's some of what you'll learn: - How cultivating the Four Limitless Ones is the antidote to depression, irritation, and isolation - Basic meditation instructions to get you started in the foundational practice - A wealth of guided meditations for generating these radiant qualities to yourself, others, and the world - Writing and reflection exercises to bring the Four Limitless Ones powerfully into real life - A simple chant you can use to create love and good will around yourself - Powerful on-the-spot practices you can use throughout the day, even when there's "no time to practice" Do the program at your own pace. It fits perfectly with any other kind of meditation you're doing. And since no previous knowledge of Buddhism is required, it's also ideal for those new to spiritual practice. After you've completed the material in "Perfect Just as You Are," you'll want to listen to it again periodically-any time you need a refresher course in compassion, loving-kindness, equanimity, and joy. 8 CDs, 8 hours.

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    Perfect Just as You are
    Buddhist Practices on the Four Limitless Ones - Loving-Kindness, Compassion, Joy, and Equanimity
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pema Chodron
    Physical properties
    Format: Audio
    Number of pages: 8
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    ISBN 13: 9781590306284
    ISBN 10: 1590306287

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    Shambhala Publications Inc
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    Shambhala Publications Inc
    Publication date
    13 October 2009
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    Author Information
    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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    "Pema Chodron is wonderfully articulate. Her compassion makes her reflections all the more compelling."--"Audiofile" "As one of Pema Chodron'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 "Pema's deep experience and her fresh way of looking at things are like mountain water--clear and refreshing, as good dharma should be."--Jack Kornfield