When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
by Pema Chodron
An American Buddhist teacher reveals the secret to happiness in the midst of life's difficulties. Pema Chodron shows that the secret to freeing ourselves from pain is not to run away from it, but to step right into the uncharted territory of difficulty with friendliness and curiosity and to relax with the groundlessness of our condition--however difficult it may be.
About the Author
Pema Chodron is an American Buddhist nun and one of the foremost students of Chogyam Trungpa, the renowned Tibetan meditation master. She is the author of The Wisdom of No Escape, Start Where You Are, and the bestselling When Things Fall Apart. She is the resident teacher at Gampo Abbey, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan monastery in North America established for Westerners