Start Where You Are:
A Guide to Compassionate Living
by Pema Chodron
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Start Where You Are is an indispensable handbook for cultivating fearlessness and awakening a compassionate heart. With insight and humor, Pema Chödrön presents down-to-earth guidance on how we can "start where we are"—embracing rather than denying the painful aspects of our lives. Pema Chödrön frames her teachings on compassion around fifty-nine traditional Tibetan Buddhist maxims, or slogans, such as: "Always apply only a joyful state of mind," "Don't seek others' pain as the limbs of your own happiness," and "Always meditate on whatever provokes resentment."
Working with these slogans and through the practice of meditation, Start Where You Are shows how we can all develop the courage to work with our inner pain and discover joy, well-being, and confidence.
- Publisher: Shambhala; 2001
- Language: English
- Paperback: 176 pages
- ISBN-10: 9781570628399
- ISBN-13: 978-1570628399
Book Condition: Very good: The book is pre-owned and doesn't look new, but is in very good condition. Minimal wear and tear. Note the bent on the front cover. As seen in the pictures.