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The Pocket Pema Chödrön

The Pocket Pema Chödrön
A Book

by Pema Chodron

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2017-08-01
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 1611804426
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A collection of short inspirational readings by "one of the world's wisest women"--O, the Oprah Magazine. Pema Chödrön, beloved Buddhist nun and best-selling author, offers this treasury of 108 short selections from her more than four decades of study and writings. Here she presents teachings on breaking free of destructive patterns; developing patience, kindness, and joy amid our everyday struggles; becoming fearless; and unlocking our natural warmth, intelligence, and goodness. Designed for on-the-go inspiration, this is a perfect guide to Buddhist principles and the foundations of meditation and mindfulness. This book is part of the Shambhala Pocket Library series. The Shambhala Pocket Library is a collection of short, portable teachings from notable figures across religious traditions and classic texts. The covers in this series are rendered by Colorado artist Robert Spellman. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.

Awakening Loving-Kindness

Awakening Loving-Kindness
A Book

by Pema Chodron

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 1996-11-05
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780834821194
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Based on talks given during a one-month meditation retreat at Gampo Abbey, this book contains teachings that were intended to inspire and encourage practitioners to remain wholeheartedly awake to everything that occurs and to use the abundant material of daily life as their primary teacher and guide. The message for the retreat participants—and for the reader as well—is to be with oneself without embarrassment or harshness. This is instruction on how to love oneself and one's world. This Shambhala Pocket Classic is an abridged version of The Wisdom of No Escape.

Practicing Peace (Shambhala Pocket Classic)

Practicing Peace (Shambhala Pocket Classic)
A Book

by Pema Chödrön

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2014-12-02
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 1611801893
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Inspiring teachings on what each of us can do to promote peace from the inside out—now available in a pocket-sized paperback edition With war and violence flaring all over the world, many of us are left feeling vulnerable and utterly helpless. In this book Pema Chödrön draws on Buddhist teachings to explore the origins of aggression, hatred, and war, explaining that they lie nowhere but within our own hearts and minds. She goes on to offer practical techniques any of us can use to work for peace in our own lives, at the level of our habits of thought and action. It's never too late, she tells us, to look within and discover a new way of living and transform not only our personal lives but our whole world. This is a pocket-sized reissue of Practicing Peace in Times of War.

The Pocket Krishnamurti

The Pocket Krishnamurti
A Book

by Jiddu Krishnamurti

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2009
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN : 1590307100
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A pocket-size treasury of short teachings on the art of living–from one of the greatest spiritual teachers of the twentieth century. The teachings of J. Krishnamurti are summed up here in compact form in a selection of previously unpublished teachings that explore what he called “the art of living.” He addresses such topics as the way of life without conflict; skill and clarity in action; living and dying; and meditation and the sacred in daily life. This portable reader is a little gem to be taken to heart in living our lives simply and intelligently.

Taking the Leap

Taking the Leap
Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears

by Pema Chodron

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2010
  • Pages : 111
  • ISBN : 1590308433
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Discusses the Buddhist concept of shenpa in order to describe how to become free from the destructive energy experienced during moments of conflict.

Welcoming the Unwelcome

Welcoming the Unwelcome
Wholehearted Living in a Brokenhearted World

by Pema Chödrön

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2020-10-13
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1611808685
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From the bestselling author of When Things Fall Apart, an open-hearted call for human connection, compassion, and learning to love the world just as it is during these most challenging times. In her first new book of spiritual teachings in over seven years, Pema Chödrön offers a combination of wisdom, heartfelt reflections, and the signature mix of humor and insight that have made her a beloved figure to turn to during times of change. In an increasingly polarized world, Pema shows us how to strengthen our abilities to find common ground, even when we disagree, and influence our environment in positive ways. Sharing never-before told personal stories from her remarkable life, simple and powerful everyday practices, and directly relatable advice, Pema encourages us all to become triumphant bodhisattvas--compassionate beings--in times of hardship. Welcoming the Unwelcome includes teachings on the true meaning of karma, recognizing the basic goodness in ourselves and the people we share our lives with--even the most challenging ones, transforming adversity into opportunities for growth, and freeing ourselves from the empty and illusory labels that separate us. Pema also provides step-by-step guides to a basic sitting meditation and a compassion meditation that anyone can use to bring light to the darkness we face, wherever and whatever it may be.

The Pocket Haiku

The Pocket Haiku
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2019-10-29
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0834842548
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Quintessential classical Japanese haiku--selected and translated by one of America's premier poet-translators--now available in a pocket edition. In this collection of haiku, translator Sam Hamill has compiled the best from the tradition, spanning the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries, with particular focus on the three great masters: Bashō, Buson, and Issa. Based on images from nature, the poems address the themes of joy, temporality, beauty, wonder, loneliness, and loss. Haiku may be the most popular and widely recognizable poetic form in the world. In just three lines a great haiku presents a crystalline moment of image, emotion, and awareness. Elements of compassion, silence, and a sense of temporality often combine to reveal a quality of mystery. Just as often, haiku may bring a startling insight into the ordinary, or a flash of humor. Collected here are over two hundred of the best haiku of Japanese literature--written by the great masters of the genre. The featured poets are Bashō, Buson, Issa, Moritake, Sōin, Sanpū, Kikaku, Ransetsu, Kyorai, Raizan, Kakei, Onitsura, Taigi, Chiyo, Sogetsuni, Sogi, Fuhaku, Teiga, Kikusha-ni, Tayo-jo, Sōchō, Shōha, and Shiki. This is a pocket-size reissue of The Sound of Water (Shambhala, 1995).

The Pocket Sappho

The Pocket Sappho
A Book

by Willis Barnstone

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2019-07-23
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 1611806917
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A vivid, contemporary translation of the greatest Greek love poet by the prize-winning poet and translator. Sappho’s lyric love poems, composed in the seventh century B.C.E., transcend time and place and continue to enchant readers today. Though her extant work consists only of a collection of fragments and a handful of complete poems, the passionate elegance of her musings on life and death, loss and longing, desire, and nature speak volumes. Willis Barnstone’s vivid, contemporary translation, along with his introduction and notes, sheds new light on the spirit and mystique of this ancient Greek poet. This edition is an abridgment of The Complete Poems of Sappho.

The Pocket Chögyam Trungpa

The Pocket Chögyam Trungpa
A Book

by Chögyam Trungpa

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2017-08-01
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 161180440X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A pocket-sized treasury of short teachings on living life with courage and compassion—from one of the most influential Buddhist teachers of our time Chögyam Trungpa (1940–1987), one of the most influential Tibetan meditation masters to practice and teach in the West, used to say that wisdom can be taught only in the form of a hint—a hint that inclines us to recognize the wisdom in us all along. Here are 108 marvelous hints from the renowned teacher so supremely skilled at dropping them. The Pocket Chögyam Trungpa will serve as a compact introduction to his teachings for those not yet familiar with him—and as a wonderful source of daily inspiration for those who are. The Shambhala Pocket Library is a collection of short, portable teachings from notable figures across religious traditions and classic texts. The covers in this series are rendered by Colorado artist Robert Spellman. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.

The Pocket Thomas Merton

The Pocket Thomas Merton
A Book

by Thomas Merton

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2017-08-01
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 1611803764
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A treasury of wisdom from the influential Christian contemplative, political activist, social visionary, and literary figure. Thomas Merton (1915–1968) was spiritual parent to a generation—and his influence, through his many books, has only increased in the half-century since his death. He was a hermit who maintained a compelling correspondence with some of the most influential thinkers of his age; he was a social and political activist whose ideas had a seminal influence in the world beyond his monastic cloister; and he was a Christian who saw through the boundaries of religious identity in a way that was truly ahead of his time. This collection of short excerpts from his voluminous writings covers all of the famous Trappist monk’s main themes, thus serving as a perfect short introduction to his work in his own words. This book is part of the Shambhala Pocket Library series. The Shambhala Pocket Library is a collection of short, portable teachings from notable figures across religious traditions and classic texts. The covers in this series are rendered by Colorado artist Robert Spellman. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.

The Pocket Meister Eckhart

The Pocket Meister Eckhart
A Book

by Dave O'Neal

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2018-09-18
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN : 0834841878
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An introduction to the writing and preaching of the greatest medieval European mystic. Meister Eckhart (1260–1327), a German Dominican whose preaching was immensely popular in his own time, was one of the greatest medieval European mystics, and his writings helped build the foundation of the Western mystical tradition. This important introduction to his writing and preaching contains rich selections from his sermons, treatises, and sayings, as well as Table Talk, the records of his informal advice to his spiritual children. This book was previously published under the title Meister Eckhart, from Whom God Hid Nothing: Sermons, Writings, and Sayings. The Shambhala Pocket Library is a collection of short, portable teachings from notable figures across religious traditions and classic texts. The covers in this series are rendered by Colorado artist Robert Spellman. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.

Living Beautifully

Living Beautifully
with Uncertainty and Change

by Pema Chödrön

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2019-05-21
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 1611806801
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Instant bestseller: Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön shares life-changing practices for living with wisdom, confidence, and integrity amidst confusing situations and uncertain times We live in difficult times. Life so often seems like a turbulent river threatening to drown us and destroy our world. Why, then, shouldn’t we cling to the certainty of the comfortable—to our deep-seated habits and familiar ways? Because, Pema Chödrön teaches, that kind of fear-based clinging keeps us from the infinitely more powerful experience of being fully alive. The Buddhist teachings she presents here—known as the “Three Commitments”—provide a treasure trove of wisdom for learning to step right into the unknown, to completely and fearlessly embrace the groundlessness of being human, for people of all faiths. When we do, we begin to see not only how much better it feels to live an openhearted life, but we find that we begin to naturally and more effectively reach out to help and heal all those around us.

Pocket Taoist Wisdom

Pocket Taoist Wisdom
A Book

by Thomas Cleary

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2019-06-18
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 0834842327
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This compact collection of Taoism's greatest masterpieces introduces its most fundamental teachings and reveals the essential spirit of Tao. From the time of its earliest sages in prehistoric China, Taoism has looked to the underlying Way of all things (the Tao) as a guide to thoughts and actions. For the Taoists, the patterns of nature revealed the answers to their deepest spiritual questions and provided the inspiration for their unique teachings. Over the centuries, Taoism has blossomed into a profound tradition with a variety of forms--all united by a single, core philosophy of radical simplicity and natural living. Today, Taoism is most widely known through the Tao-te Ching, yet its corpus of literature is vast--ranging from philosophical dialogues and essays to astonishing fables, legends, proverbs, and more. This volume includes: Tao-te Ching: The foundational source of Taoist thought by the legendary Lao Tzu Chuang-tzu: Philosophical dialogues from one of Taoism's most famous sages Huai-nan-tzu: Teachings from the time of the Han dynasty on affairs of state, natural science, and Taoist psychology Wen-tzu: Records of further sayings by Lao Tzu on the art of living Tales of Inner Meaning: Fables, stories, and jokes from the Lieh-tzu and others on the subtleties of Taoist philosophy Sayings of Ancestor Lu: Teachings from Lu Yen, a seminal figure in the founding of the Complete Reality school of Taoism and master synthesizer of China's classic spiritual traditions

Becoming Bodhisattvas

Becoming Bodhisattvas
A Guidebook for Compassionate Action

by Pema Chödrön

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2018-09-04
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN : 1611806321
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Best-selling American Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön presents a friendly and encouraging guide to spiritual practice for all those who want to take up the path of the bodhisattva--one who aspires to live life with courage, generosity, patience, fearlessness, and compassion. The Way of the Bodhisattva has long been treasured as an indispensable guide to enlightened living, offering a window into the greatest potential within us all. Written in the eighth century by the scholar and saint Shantideva, it presents a comprehensive view of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition’s highest ideal—to commit oneself to the life of a bodhisattva warrior, a person who is wholeheartedly dedicated to the freedom and common good of all beings. And it has inspired many of the tradition’s greatest teachers, providing a remarkable source of insight on the means by which we may heal ourselves and our troubled world. These essential teachings present the core of the Buddhist path, from cultivating deep-seated confidence to infusing one’s life with selflessness, joyfulness, kindness, and compassion. Pema Chödrön here invites you to journey more deeply into this liberating way of life, presenting Shantideva’s text verse-by-verse and offering both illuminating stories and practical exercises to enrich the text and bring its timeless teachings to life in our world today. Previously published under the title No Time to Lose.

Awakening Loving-Kindness

Awakening Loving-Kindness
A Book

by Pema Chödrön

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2017-09-05
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1611805252
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Inspiration and encouragement for cultivating kindness—by embracing the joy, suffering, confusion, and brilliance of our everyday lives—from the author of When Things Fall Apart Do you want to be a more compassionate person, confident and unafraid to love yourself and the world around you unconditionally, but aren’t sure how? We often look far and wide for guidance to become better people, as though the answers were somewhere out there. But Pema Chödrön suggests that the best and most direct teacher for awakening loving-kindness is in fact your very own life. Based on talks given during a one-month meditation retreat at Gampo Abbey, where Pema lives and teaches, her teachings here focus on learning how to see the events of our lives as the perfect material for learning to love ourselves and our world playfully and wholeheartedly—and to live in our skin fearlessly, without aggression, harshness, or shame. This is instruction for embarking on the greatest adventure of all, to come alive to your inherent human kindness. “Perhaps what makes Pema's message resonate so strongly with people, no matter what their religion or spiritual path, is its universality.” —O, The Oprah Magazine

The Zen Reader

The Zen Reader
A Book

by Thomas Cleary

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2019-11-26
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1611807034
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"This book was previously published as The Pocket Zen reader."--Title page verso

The Way of a Pilgrim

The Way of a Pilgrim
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2019-11-12
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN : 1611807018
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A stunning tale of spiritual journey, prayer, and detachment told by a Christian pilgrim. This classic work of spiritual literature is the firsthand account of a pilgrim's journey as he endeavors to live out Saint Paul's instruction to "pray without ceasing." The narrator, an unnamed nineteenth-century peasant, sets out on his pilgrimage with nothing but a Bible, rosary, and some dried bread. As he walks, he recites the Jesus prayer ("Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me")--a prayer that is said to quiet anxiety and fill the heart with love for all creation. With this prayer constantly on his lips, the pilgrim undergoes a profound spiritual education. These pages offer practical advice for every spiritual practitioner, translated in a way that is relevant, fresh, and inspiring.

Teachings of the Hindu Mystics

Teachings of the Hindu Mystics
A Book

by Andrew Harvey

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2019-07-30
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 161180695X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An anthology of the most lyrical, passionate, illuminating writings of the Hindu mystical tradition. Some of the most lyrical, passionate, and illuminating writings of the Hindu mystical tradition are showcased in this anthology. Spiritual scholar and writer Andrew Harvey has selected excerpts from ancient and contemporary sources, including the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, and other classical Hindu texts; the words of such venerable spiritual teachers as Ramakrishna and Ramana Maharshi; and the devotional poetry of Mirabai, Ramprasad, and many others. The scope of the collection makes it an excellent introduction to Hindu mystical literature, while the power and beauty of the language will inspire those already familiar with the genre. This book is part of the Shambhala Pocket Library series. The Shambhala Pocket Library is a collection of short, portable teachings from notable figures across religious traditions and classic texts. The covers in this series are rendered by Colorado artist Robert Spellman. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

The Tibetan Book of the Dead
The Great Liberation through Hearing in the Bardo

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2019-08-20
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1611806968
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A classic of Tibetan Buddhism brought to life with insightful commentary by a modern master. In this classic scripture of Tibetan Buddhism—traditionally read aloud to the dying to help them attain liberation—death and rebirth are seen as a process that provides an opportunity to recognize the true nature of the mind. This translation, with insightful and concise commentary, emphasizes the practical advice that the book offers to the living, making this edition of interest to people concerned with death and dying, as well as those who seek greater spiritual understanding in everyday life. This book is part of the Shambhala Pocket Library series. The Shambhala Pocket Library is a collection of short, portable teachings from notable figures across religious traditions and classic texts. The covers in this series are rendered by Colorado artist Robert Spellman. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.

The Spring of My Life

The Spring of My Life
And Selected Haiku

by Kobayashi Issa

  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 2019-06-18
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1611806933
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An autobiographical blend of prose and haiku from one of Japan's greatest poets. Kobayashi Issa (1763–1827), along with Bashō and Buson, is considered one of the three greatest haiku poets of Japan, known for his attention to poignant detail and playful sense of humor. Issa’s most beloved work, The Spring of My Life, is an autobiographical sketch of linked prose and haiku in the tradition of Bashō’s celebrated Narrow Road to the Interior. This edition also includes more than 160 of Issa’s most revered haiku and an introduction that provides essential background on Issa’s life as well as valuable information on translating (and reading) haiku. This book is part of the Shambhala Pocket Library series. The Shambhala Pocket Library is a collection of short, portable teachings from notable figures across religious traditions and classic texts. The covers in this series are rendered by Colorado artist Robert Spellman. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.