Always maintain a joyful mind and other lojong teachings on awakening compassion and fearlessness by Pema Chödrön

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Published by Shambhala in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ye-śes-rdo-rje, -- ʾChad-kha-ba,
  • Blo-sbyoṅ,
  • Spiritual life -- Buddhism

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementtranslated by the Nālandā Translation Committee ; with an introduction and commentaries by Pema Chödrön.
ContributionsNalanda Translation Committee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ7805 .C484 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17557891M
ISBN 101590304608
ISBN 109781590304600
LC Control Number2006102967

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