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Start Where You Are

A Guide to Compassionate Living
Narrated by: Joanna Rotte
Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
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Start Where You Are is an indispensable handbook for cultivating fearlessness and awakening a compassionate heart. With insight and humor, Pema Chödrön presents down-to-earth guidance on how we can "start where we are" - embracing rather than denying the painful aspects of our lives. Pema Chödrön frames her teachings on compassion around 59 traditional Tibetan Buddhist maxims, or slogans, such as: "Always apply only a joyful state of mind," "Don't seek others' pain as the limbs of your own happiness," and "Always meditate on whatever provokes resentment."

Working with these slogans and through the practice of meditation, Start Where You Are shows how we can all develop the courage to work with our inner pain and discover joy, well-being, and confidence.

©2017 Pema Chödrön (P)2017 Random House Audio

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  • Natalie Malay
  • 24-10-2018

Enjoy listening over and over again!

So much information! I really enjoy listening over and over again! I highly recommend this!

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  • Nicole Lamontagne
  • 10-08-2018

Purely clear explanations

Better than Trungpa. More accessible wording. Helpful personal examples. Loved every minute of listening. Good narrator too.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-10-2018

good one

a good book to read.. Though the author it's not someone who capture me all the time (with all respect)

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  • CHRISTINE
  • 24-01-2018

Start where you are.<br />

Very easy to listen to, wonderful presentation of Lojong, now my favourite Pema Chodron teaching.

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  • Al
  • 06-03-2019

I read this book on repeat

for me, lots of gems and precious nuggets are contained within. so much so that after the first listen through. I now listen at random and repeat when I can.
I love the message and the guidance shared within.