Inspiring teachings on what each of us can do to promote peace from the inside out--now available as a Shambhala Pocket Classic.
PEMA CH DR N is an American Buddhist nun in the lineage of Ch gyam Trungpa, the renowned Tibetan meditation master. She is resident teacher at Gampo Abbey, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan monastery in North America established for Westerners. She is a best-selling author whose many books include When Things Fall Apart and The Places That Scare You.
"A solid reinforcement on how to stop the reflexive and habitual emotional reaction to perceived hostility through patience, pausing, breathing. It's not easy, but it is simple."--Publishers Weekly
"In her timely new book, Pema Choedroen offers her insights on the origins of world conflict. Anger originates in our own hearts, she asserts, not on the battlefield. Only by checking our aggression on a personal level can we hope to sow the seeds of peace."--Body & Soul