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Pema Chödrön's Compassion Cards: Teachings for Awakening the Heart in Everyday Life

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59 beautifully designed cards on the classic Buddhist practice of lojong for everyday inspiration and contemplation--with instructive commentaries by Pema Chodron to make the teachings accessible and applicable to contemporary life.
Let compassion and fearlessness guide you and you'll live wisely and effectively in good times and bad. Here Pema Chodron offers a powerful me
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Paperback, 59 pages
Published October 25th 2016 by Shambhala
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These are simple lojong cards, one for each of the Buddhist Lojong "slogans" (short phrases to contemplate). Not a book, per se, though the totality of these will make up a future book by Pema to be released later this year. The cards themselves are typically used in conjunction with meditation practice.

I'm hesitant to count this as a 'book I finished', as it is neither. Cards, not a book; and part of an ongoing practice, not a 'one and done' read. But, with those caveats in mind, these cards h
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Ani Pema Chödrön (Deirdre Blomfield-Brown) is an American Buddhist nun in the Tibetan tradition, closely associated with the Kagyu school and the Shambhala lineage.

She attended Miss Porter's School in Connecticut and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. She taught as an elementary school teacher for many years in both New Mexico and California. Pema has two children and three g
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