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    DescriptionThe beautiful practicality of her teaching has made Pema Chodron one of the most beloved of contemporary American spiritual authors among Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. A collection of talks she gave between 1987 and 1994, the book is a treasury of wisdom for going on living when we are overcome by pain and difficulties. Chodron discusses: - Using painful emotions to cultivate wisdom, compassion, and courage - Communicating so as to encourage others to open up rather than shut down - Practices for reversing habitual patterns - Methods for working with chaotic situations - Ways for creating effective social action


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    Title
    When Things Fall Apart
    Subtitle
    Heart Advice for Difficult Times
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pema Chodron
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 240 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781570623448
    ISBN 10: 1570623449
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    BIC subject category V2: VSP
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24810
    BIC subject category V2: HRE
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 294.3444
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    Ingram Theme: RELI/BUDDHI
    Libri: I-RS
    BISAC V2.8: REL007000
    B&T General Subject: 610
    BISAC V2.8: SEL019000
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRORLBUD
    BISAC V2.8: PHI003000
    DC22: 294.3/444
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: OCC010000, SEL000000
    DC21: 294.34435
    LC classification: BQ5410.C43, BQ5410 .C434 2000
    Thema V1.0: QDHC, VS, QRF
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Shambhala Publications Inc
    Imprint name
    Shambhala Publications Inc
    Publication date
    01 November 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Boston
    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."
    Review quote
    "Pema Chodron is one of those spiritual teachers who brings ancient wisdom to bear upon our daily triumphs and tragedies. . . . Incredibly wise and poignantly practical."--"Spirituality & Health " "Chodron's book is filled with useful advice about how Buddhism helps readers to cope with the grim realities of modern life, including fear, despair, rage and the feeling that we are not in control of our lives . . . Chodron demonstrates how effective the Buddhist point of view can be in bringing order into disordered lives."--"Publishers Weekly " "This is a book that could serve you for a lifetime."--"Natural Health" "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