About the Author

Pema Chödrön

Ani Pema Chödrön was born Deirdre Blomfield-Brown in 1936, in New York City. She attended Miss Porter's School in Connecticut and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. She taught as an elementary school teacher for many years in both New Mexico and...

Learning to Stay Present

Entering the Doorway to Freedom and True Fulfillment

Pema Chödrön

from Sounds True

Audio Download: US $4.99


We reinforce addictions by giving in to them, but what is there to do when we get that "itchy" feeling? Learning to Stay Present shares insights for peacefully refraining from the "urge to scratch." In this recording from a live event with Pema Chödrön, she discusses the ineffable quality known in the Buddhist tradition as shenpa, a pre-emotional feeling that arises in us, brings discomfort, and often leads to unskillful, habitual reactions.

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This session is excerpted from Pema Chödrön's 3-CD program Getting Unstuck.

Product details

Audio Download:
Download File Types
Contents 1 Audio download (33 minutes)
Date Published May 05, 2011
ISBN-10 1-60407-684-4
ISBN-13 978-1-60407-684-4
Product Codes 2399w, m2399w, im02399w

Customer Reviews

By Roseanne B
Date Added: Monday 20 October 2014
II found it very helpful, easy to follow
By Desiree W
Date Added: Wednesday 21 May 2014
Yes, it was excellent, as Pema always is.
By I t
Date Added: Saturday 27 April 2013
helpful to get back on track = )
By Cat G
Date Added: Saturday 26 January 2013
This is a great CD
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