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Everything Arises, Everything Falls Away: Teachings on Impermanence and the End of Suffering

Authors: Chah, Ajahn
Publisher: Shambhala
BISAC/Subject: REL007040, OCC010000, REL007000, REL007020
ISBN: 9780834823990, Related ISBNs: 0834823993, 1590302176, 9780834823990, 9781590302170
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 144,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Powerful Buddhist teachings, demystified—from the spiritual mentor of Jon Kabat-Zinn, Sharon Salzberg, and Jack Kornfield

Previous books by Ajahn Chah have consisted of collections of short teachings on a wide variety of subjects. This new book focuses on the theme of impermanence, offering powerful remedies for overcoming our deep-seated fear of change, including guidance on letting go of attachments, living in the present, and taking up the practice of meditation.

Everything Arises, Everything Falls Away also contains stories and anecdotes about this beloved master's life and his interactions with students, from his youth as a struggling monk to his last years when American students were coming to study with him in significant numbers. These stories help to convey Ajahn Chah's unique spirit and teaching style, allowing readers to know him both through his words and the way in which he lived his life.
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