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The Dharma in Difficult Times by Stephen Cope
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Jan 11, 2022 | ISBN 9781401957261

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“Inspiring, beautifully written, uplifting, tough, and tender. A powerful book to raise your spirits and help you navigate these uncertain times with a clearer vision and a loving heart.”
– Jack Kornfield, best-selling author of A Path with Heart

“If I could hand-deliver a copy of this book to everyone, I would do it. What a brilliant and–more importantly–necessary contribution to the wisdom of our collective soul. Please read this book.”
– Caroline Myss, best-selling author of Anatomy of the Spirit and Intimate Conversations with the Divine

“Masterful storytelling . . . Inspiring accounts of leading figures in human history are woven together with the relevance of ancient Indian philosophy and the contemplative practices of yoga and meditation. This book is an essential read for anyone who is facing life challenges and hopes to grow spiritually through them—in other words, everyone.”
– Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of Yoga Research, Yoga Alliance; Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Yoga Therapy

“When faced with a life event that shakes you to the core, what is your response? Stephen Cope points to the Bhagavad Gita and people throughout history to show the way in his latest book: The Dharma in Difficult Times. Written with charm and introspection, it takes us on a journey to learn just how deep we can go when faced with the things that knock us down. You will want to read every last bit, savoring the fascinating research and compelling connections.”
– Sharon Salzberg, best-selling author of Lovingkindness and Real Change

“Cope masterfully combines storytelling with substance. That mastery was on full display in his first book about dharma–The Great Work of Your Life. In this new book, he takes us even deeper into the mysteries of dharma, distilling wisdom from the lives of both ordinary and extraordinary human beings who have been challenged in the deepest possible ways. He leaves us with very useful tools for our own journey through difficult times.”
– Dr. Suneel Gupta, Harvard Medical School faculty, best-selling author of Backable

“Stephen Cope is at the height of his considerable powers as mystic, scholar, and master storyteller. To say that this is the right book at the right time would be an understatement. Illuminated by the ancient wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita, Cope has laid out a clear path for how to utilize difficult times to deepen life purpose, sense of meaning, and capacity for mature compassion. In the lineage of all great mystics, he both invites and implores us to fully comprehend that when we face our greatest difficulties as opportunities for spiritual growth, this not only saves us, it also saves the world. With this audacious and brilliant book, Cope has thrown down the gauntlet: Will you fully take up your Dharma in these difficult times?”
– Gail Straub, co-founder of The Empowerment Institute and author of The Rhythm of Compassion 

“The issue of meditation and discovering one’s dharma cannot happen overnight. So this book is for deeply introspective people who desire to live on a higher plane of respect and service to all people. This book is not a regular self-help book that tells you to exercise, do yoga, set boundaries, and be kind to live your best life. But if you want a better life full of fulfillment, Stephen Cope will show you the true essence of living in his book. There is so much to this exceptionally written and edited book that left me in awe, and I can only rate it 4 out of 4.”

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