Synopses & Reviews
A collection of essential teachings and practices for cultivating mindfulness and compassion.
About the Author
is a leading exponent of teachings on meditation and how they apply to everyday life.
She is widely known for her charming and down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences.
Her books include:
Comfortable with Uncertainty
, The Places that Scare You
, Tonglen: The Path of Transformation
, When Things Fall Apart
, Start Where You Are
, The Wisdom of No Escape
As Pema is a teacher, she herself studied under the meditation master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and still considers herself very much a student. She currently studies under Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche (she recently wrote the forward to his book Turning the Mind Into an Ally) and Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, whose teachings form the basis of "The Shenpa Syndrome."