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How We Live Is How We Die

By: Pema Chödrön
Narrated by: Olivia Darnley
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Discover newfound freedom in life’s ever-constant flow of endings and beginnings with the wise words of Pema Chödrön, beloved Buddhist nun and bestselling author of When Things Fall Apart

As much as we might try to resist, endings happen in every moment—the end of a breath, the end of a day, the end of a relationship, and ultimately the end of life. And accompanying each ending is a beginning, though it may be unclear what the beginning holds. In How We Live Is How We Die, Pema Chödrön shares her wisdom for working with this flow of life—learning to live with ease, joy, and compassion through uncertainty, embracing new beginnings, and ultimately preparing for death with curiosity and openness rather than fear.

Poignant for listeners of all ages, her teachings on the bardos—a Tibetan term referring to a state of transition, including what happens between this life and the next—reveal their power and relevance at each moment of our lives. She also offers practical methods for transforming life’s most challenging emotions about change and uncertainty into a path of awakening and love. As she teaches, the more freedom we can find in our hearts and minds as we live this life, the more fearlessly we’ll be able to confront death and what lies beyond. In all, Pema provides listeners with a master course in living life fully and compassionately in the shadow of death and change.

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©2022 Pema Chödrön Foundation (P)2022 Shambhala Publications

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Narrator Mismatch for this Material

I prefer Ani Pemas voice and teaching. Not a narrator who would be perfect to re-read Winnie the Pooh.
This womens style overly hijacked the subject which is..?
Sorry, I will update this review after I down load a copy and have it read to me by a Voicealoud robot. There are 50 or so English accents to choose.
Best wishes 🙏🌻🙂

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Fascinating insights

I found this very easy to listen to and the content fascinating. I plan to listen again and again. It will be a great help in life and at the time of death.

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Helpful and clear

A very useful book to listen to with a very clear and pleasant reader. I thoroughly recommend it to anyone interested in the bardos and the subject of living a peaceful life.

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Life changing book

What an amazing listen. I was in need of reading something like this at this time in my life but due to having some vision issues with reading, found that listening to this as an audio book was just as beneficial. Great book to open up our minds and view death as not such a feared thing. Highly recommend

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Profound

An incredible achievement to help us understand this life path and how to let go with grace at end of life

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