First Invite Love In

40 Time-Tested Tools for Creating a More Compassionate Life

First Invite Love In

Foreword by: Dalai Lama
A Spirituality & Practice "Best Spiritual Books of 2010" winner.

First Invite Love In is a beautiful collection of exercises inspired by the ancient meditative arts of Tibetan Buddhism. Tana Pesso and the Penor Rinpoche work together to create a guidebook for anyone who would like to live more compassionately, wisely, and with an open and inviting heart.

Moment by moment, thought by thought, step by step we can transform our minds through time-tested compassion practices, and ultimately create a garden of delight out of any life history or current circumstance, regardless of how traumatic or difficult. There are countless examples of people from all spiritual paths, faiths, and religions who have experienced terrible hardships or even themselves created hardships and suffering for others, who have turned their minds towards love and compassion and found peace and happiness.
  • Wisdom Publications | 
  • 256 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780861712854 | 
  • March 2010

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About the Authors

Tana Pesso

Tana Pesso holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard College and a master's degree in public policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. She lives in Rockport, Massachusetts.


Penor Rinpoche

Penor Rinpoche was the head of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. Born in 1932 in Eastern Tibet he was renowned by all as an exemplary master of the Tibetan tradition. He tirelessly taught devoted students around the world. He passed away in 2009.