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When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron - First Edition, Later Printing. - 1996 - from Wyrdhoard Books and Biblio.co.uk

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When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

by Pema Chodron

Condition: Very Good/Acceptable


Boston: Shambhala, 1996. Ivory paper over boards with purple spinestrip; gilt spine titling. Book is Near-Fine, clean, tight, square; on thumb crease at tail of FFEP.. DJ is chafed with dings, surface impressions, wrinkles (esp at rear head); dings in rear gutter & elsewhere. "There is only one approach to suffering that is of lasting benefit, Pema teaches, and that approach involves moving toward painful situations to the best of our ability with friendliness and curiosity, relaxing into the essential groundlessness of our entire situation. It is there, in the midst of chaos, that we can discover the truth and love that are indestructible."--publisher. First Edition, Later Printing.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Acceptable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Used.

Pema Chödrön is an American Buddhist nun in the lineage of Chögyam Trungpa. She is resident teacher at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan monastery in North America established for Westerners. She is the author of many books and audiobooks, including the best-selling When Things Fall Apart and Don't Bite the Hook .




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