Formerly a US housewife, Pema is now one of the foremost students of Chogyam Trungpa, the renowned Tibetan meditation master, and her books have a gentle and broad appeal to a wide audience, due to her humble beginnings.
'The Wisdom Of No Escape And The Path Of Loving-Kindness' is a guide to making the most of life, through bad times as well as good.
This accessible book, the third of a four-book series which has been on the US bestseller lists consistently for four years now, is about saying yes to life in all its manifestations - embracing the potent mixture of joy, suffering, brilliance, and confusion that characterise the human experience. Pema Chödrön shows us the profound value in our situation of "no escape" from the ups and downs of life.
In her lively, contemporary voice, Pema Chödrön translates the wisdom of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition for the lay person. Her fans come from all traditions and religions - appealing to everyone from the Dalai Lama's followers to ordinary people trying to make sense of their lives.
Recently profiled in Oprah's 'O' magazine, Pema Chödrön is a spiritual teacher for anyone - whether they have a spiritual path or not. Her heartfelt advice and wisdom give her wide appeal. She strikes just the right note, offering comfort and challenging us to live deeply and contribute to creating a more loving world.