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There Is No End

We live in difficult times. Old certainties are no longer reliable, and we often find ourselves uncertain what to think or do. We are often afraid. The ground seems to disappear beneath our feet. But it is just this sense of groundlessness, Chödrön argues, that can be a source of spiritual growth. Pema Chödrön runs Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, a Buddhist monastery for Westerners. She has written a practical book based on her transcribed dharma talks, of relevance to all major traditions of Buddhism. more...

Readers of the controversies in Buddhist newsgroups over the nature of Tibetan Buddhism will find that this book set out many of the arguments expressed, and discussed them with rather more clarity and evidence than is usually found there. Controversialists may be advised to consult Lopez before launching their polemics into cyberspace: you may find that your argument has been already put, more clearly, by Professor Lopez somewhere in this book. more...