Books written by Pema Chodron

Comfortable with Uncertainty

Shambhala Publications | December 17, 2017 | 240 pages
A collection of short, inspirational readings--designed to cultivate compassion and awareness amid the challenges of daily life--leads readers through the essential concepts, themes, and practices on the Buddhist path. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.  More Info

The Compassion Book

Shambhala Publications | March 21, 2017 | 144 pages
Let compassion and fearlessness guide you and you'll live wisely and effectively in good times and bad. But that's easier said than done. Here Pema Ch�dr�n introduces a powerful, transformative method to nurture these qualities using a practice called lojong, which has been a primary focus of... More Info

Living Beautifully

Shambhala Publications | December 17, 2017 | 160 pages
The American Buddhist nun and author of the best-selling When Things Fall Apart counsels readers on how to live compassionately and well during times of instability, demonstrating the use of the Three Commitments practice to promote relaxation, embrace challenges and refraining from doing harm.  More Info

When Things Fall Apart

Shambhala Publications | December 17, 2017 | 148 pages
Describes a traditional Buddhist approach to suffering and how embracing the painful situation and using communication, negative habits, and challenging experiences leads to emotional growth and happiness.  More Info

The Places that Scare You

Shambhala | August 13, 2002 | 160 pages
We always have a choice, Pema Chödrön teaches: We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us and make us increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us kinder. Here Pema provides the tools to deal with the problems and difficulties that life throws our way. This... More Info