No Time to Lose; A Timely Guide to the Way of the Bodhisattva
Author: Pema Chodron
In this book Pema Chodron presents the traditional spiritual program that guides her own life. In No Time to Lose she offers an in-depth commentary on The Way of the Bodhisattva (Bodhicharayavatara ), an essential Buddhist text written in the eighth century by the Indian sage Shantideva. This cherished work lays out a ten-stage path toward becoming a bodhisattva including such topics as commitment, awareness, vigilance, patience, and meditation. Drawing on examples from everyday life, Pemas fresh and accessible commentary shows us how this timeless spiritual path is open and available to all of us. The book also includes practical exercises that will help readers to better understand and live out the bodhisattva way.