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Over the years, Pema Chödrön's books have offered an exciting new way of living: developing fearlessness, generosity, and compassion in all aspects of their lives. In No Time to Lose Pema invites listeners to venture further along the path of the "bodhisattva warrior", explaining in depth how we can awaken the softness of our hearts and develop true confidence amid the challenges of daily living.

Pema reveals the traditional Buddhist teachings that guide her own life: those of The Way of the Bodhisattva (Bodhicharyavatara), a text written by the eighth-century sage Shantideva. This treasured Buddhist work is remarkably relevant for our times, describing the steps we can take to cultivate courage, caring, and joy - the keys to healing ourselves and our troubled world. Pema offers us a highly practical and engaging commentary on this essential text, explaining how its profound teachings can be applied to our daily lives.

©2017 Pema Chödrön (P)2017 Random House Audio

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One of Pema’s best

If you have read other books by Pema you will likely really enjoy this. It is essentially an analysis of Shantidava’s text from 800AD and I find it incredibly useful. I bought the eBook as well so I can look back on what I listen to. I’ve read this two or three times now and would still benefit a lot from another reading... or two!

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  • Adrian Lopez
  • 01-11-2018

Excellent!!

Great teachings, wonderfully translated and put into practical application by Pema Chodron.
I read a lot of criticism written about this narrator but I found that it was very easy for me to listen to; no issues at all with the narration.

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  • Maximilian
  • 29-05-2019

Wonderful narration and profound advice

I found the narration to be superb. Joanna Rotte’s pacing and enunciation is spot on and very much resembles many of the nuances of Pema Chödrön’s speech, if I may say so myself. So pleased with this audiobook commentary on Shantideva’s classic text, Bodhisattvacharyavatara. Well done, Pema and Joanna. I rejoice in your accomploshment.

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  • Laurie R Trombley
  • 02-09-2018

Narrator sounds like a robot

I am usually a fan of all things Pema Chodron but this book is not narrated by her. The tone of the person reading it sounds artificial and I’m very disappointed and want to return it. It is in my opinion not anything I can listen to.

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  • bahamatude
  • 08-03-2021

peace

grounding audio...soothing voice to listen to as adjunct to the way of the bodhisattva book

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  • Jon Goldberg
  • 05-05-2020

A Precious Gift.

This was a wonderful, life enhancing jewel of an experience.
May we all be blessed.

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  • Photo Guy
  • 21-07-2018

Another lovable moment with Pema

I loved Pema's take on ShantiDeva's work. Her insight is remarkable and I appreciate her putting such deep material into layman's terms. The narration was brutal. She kept making everything sound so sinister. I kept expecting her to break out into a witch's cackle.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 19-03-2018

pema is the best!

I LOVE. Pema!! Over the years she has become a best friend! I listen at night...wonderful way to drift off !THANKS

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  • Stephen Lennon
  • 04-08-2020

A new favourite spiritual teacher

This is a wonderful book. It has a lot of meat on the bones, and quite a bit of detail, but it is insightful and engaging. I love Pema Chödrön and will pursue other books. The narrator is clear and pleasant to listen to. I am surprised how relevant "The Way of the Bodhisattva" was to me, the author brought it alive in relevance. I'm delightfully surprised.

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  • Irish P
  • 18-06-2020

great narrator

It was easy to listen to but long. A good introduction and some nice moments.

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  • Tout en chantant
  • 26-01-2019

A treasure

This is a wonderfully helpful book, fool of encouragement, good advise and inspiration. In it Pema Chodron guides us beautifully through Shantideva’s powerful but sometimes obscure work. Joanna Rotte does a great job too, her read

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  • Yoshay
  • 11-03-2018

Eye opening

Full of wisdom and guidance. It naturally makes you want to contemplate and reflect. Fantastic narration. Loved it!

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  • SJRod
  • 30-01-2018

Amazing... must read and read again

Well listen to and listen again. An amazing explanation. Would have preferred Pema Chödrön herself giving the performance as she brings her own unique way to the story. You can hear her voice coming through the reader but still love to hear Pema herself. A must read . Thank you Pema

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