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Author LinkChödrön, Pema.
Title LinkThe places that scare you : a guide to fearlessness in difficult times / Pema Chödrön.
Edition 1st Shambhala Library ed.
Imprint Boston : Shambhala, 2005.
Description x, 186 p. ;  18 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Shambhala classics )
Series ( Shambhala classics.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-186).
Contents Contents: The excellence of bodhichitta -- Tapping into the spring -- The facts of life -- Learning to stay -- Warrior slogans -- Four limitless qualities -- Loving-kindness -- Compassion -- Tonglen -- Finding the ability to rejoice -- Enhancing the training in joy -- Thinking bigger -- Meeting the enemy -- Fresh start -- Strength -- Three kinds of laziness -- Bodhisattva activity -- Groundlessness -- Heightened neurosis -- When the going gets rough -- The spiritual friend -- The in-between state -- Concluding aspiration -- Appendix: practices. The mind-training slogans of atisha -- The four limitless ones chant -- Loving-kindness practice -- Compassion practice -- The three-step aspiration.
Summary Offers advice on uncovering inner wisdom and opening one’s heart while refusing to allow resentfulness and fear to block one’s inner light.
Subject LinkReligious life -- Buddhism.
LinkBuddhism -- Doctrines.

System Number 000663147
ISBN Link1590302656 (alk. paper)
Link9781590302651 (alk. paper)

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