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Comfortable with Uncertainty

108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion
Narrated by: Joanna Rotte
Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
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This audiobook by Pema Chödrön, the renowned American Buddhist nun, offers short, stand-alone sections designed to help us cultivate compassion and awareness amid the challenges of daily living. More than a collection of thoughts for the day, Comfortable with Uncertainty offers a progressive program of spiritual study, leading the listener through essential concepts, themes, and practices on the Buddhist path.

Comfortable with Uncertainty does not assume prior knowledge of Buddhist thought or practice, making it a perfect introduction to Chödrön's teachings on lovingkindness, meditation, mindfulness, "nowness", letting go, and working with fear and other painful emotions. Through the course of this audiobook, listeners will learn practical methods for heightening awareness and overcoming habitual patterns that block compassion.

©2017 Pema Chödrön (P)2017 Random House Audio

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  • Amber Williams
  • 01-03-2018

Life-changing content.

Loved the narrator's voice. This is a life guide for all searching for how to cope with it's ugly, bad, and good.

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  • Kimm Harris
  • 07-01-2019

Favorite

I appreciate many of Pema’s books—this is a favorite. Challenging ideas, encouraging and something I listen to again and again.

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  • LVM
  • 08-04-2019

Amazing concepts

This is an incredible book. It lays out some amazing concepts that are full of wisdom. Unless you’re quite familiar with Buddhism some of it may go above your head, like it did mine. This is the first book that I’ve read by this author, and Im wondering if there is another book that lays out these concepts in simple terms for beginners. I was able to grasp most of it, but it would be very helpful to have a basic understanding of these concepts first. I will be looking for other books by this author.

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  • Jackie St. Hilaire
  • 16-09-2018

Don't despair you can move beyond

The Buddhist teachings from Pema are meant for us to move beyond our false self. Not an easy task since we are very grounded.
I am a Christian and turning to Jesus Christ has given me strength to put my focus on his life and his message, which is looking to love one another as he loves us. Again, not an easy way because we tend to get fixated on our culture and Jesus came to free us from this bondage.

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