Don't Believe Everything You Think: Living with Wisdom and Compassion

Don't Believe Everything You Think: Living with Wisdom and Compassion

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by Thubten Chodron
     
 

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There are several popular treatments of Buddhism’s famous text, the Thirty-Seven Practices of Boddhisattvas, but this is the only one that includes personal accounts by Buddhist practitioners of the ways they have successfully used its teachings of compassion and forgiveness in their everyday lives. The book is briskly-paced and Chodron’s explanations make… See more details below

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There are several popular treatments of Buddhism’s famous text, the Thirty-Seven Practices of Boddhisattvas, but this is the only one that includes personal accounts by Buddhist practitioners of the ways they have successfully used its teachings of compassion and forgiveness in their everyday lives. The book is briskly-paced and Chodron’s explanations make immediate impact.

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“Reading this book will help you become a better, happier person. In it we find a masterpiece of Tibetan spirituality illuminated by the contemporary experiences of people from all walks of life. Venerable Thubten Chodron’s clear voice links the challenges of our ordinary lives to the deep insights of the Buddhist mind-training tradition. If you are seeking the Dharma, she is a reliable guide.”—Guy Newland, author of Introduction to Emptiness 

"A must-read for aspiring bodhisattvas."—Tenzin Palmo, author of Reflections on a Mountain Lake

"Ven. Thubten Chodron has the extraordinary ability to present even the most spiritual teachings simply and directly, in a way that impacts our everyday lives."—Jonathan Landaw, author of Images of Enlightenment

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559393966
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/08/2013
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
504,672
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.68(d)

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From the Publisher
“Reading this book will help you become a better, happier person. In it we find a masterpiece of Tibetan spirituality illuminated by the contemporary experiences of people from all walks of life. Venerable Thubten Chodron’s clear voice links the challenges of our ordinary lives to the deep insights of the Buddhist mind-training tradition. If you are seeking the Dharma, she is a reliable guide.”—Guy Newland, author of Introduction to Emptiness 

"A must-read for aspiring bodhisattvas."—Tenzin Palmo, author of Reflections on a Mountain Lake

"Ven. Thubten Chodron has the extraordinary ability to present even the most spiritual teachings simply and directly, in a way that impacts our everyday lives."—Jonathan Landaw, author of Images of Enlightenment

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