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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...

How to Meditate with Pema Chödrön

A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind

Pema Chödrön

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When it comes to meditation, Pema Chödrön is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost teachers. Yet she's never offered an introductory course on audio—until now.

On How to Meditate with Pema Chödrön, the American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun and bestselling author presents her first complete spoken-word course for those new to meditation.

Through traditional insights and her personal guidance, offered in 12 sitting sessions, Pema Chödrön will help you honestly meet and compassionately relate with your mind as you explore:

  • The basics of mindfulness awareness practice, from proper posture to learning to settle to breathing and relaxation
  • Gentleness, patience, and humor—three ingredients for a well-balanced practice
  • Shamatha (or calm abiding), the art of stabilizing the mind to remain present with whatever arises
  • Thoughts and emotions as "sheer delight"—instead of obstacles—in meditation

"From my own experience and from listening to many people over the years, I've tried to offer here what I feel are the essential points of meditation," explains Pema Chödrön. Now this beloved voice shares with you her accessible approach—simple and down-to-earth while informed by the highest traditions of Tibetan Buddhism—on How to Meditate with Pema Chödrön.

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Contents 5 CDs (5 hours, 52 minutes)
Date Published January 01, 2008
ISBN-10 1-59179-794-2
ISBN-13 978-1-59179-794-4
Dimensions 5 x 5 3/4 inches
Product Codes 1222d, w1222d, aw01222d
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Contents 1 Audio download (5 hours, 52 minutes)
Date Published January 01, 2008
ISBN-10 1-60407-144-3
ISBN-13 978-1-60407-144-3
Product Codes 1222w, w1222w, aw01222w

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Customer Reviews

By Anthony B
Date Added: Thursday 11 July 2013
Very comprehensive review of major meditation methods. It is excellent on dealing with stability, emotional turmoil, basic postures, working with sound and sight, and many other elements of calm abiding. Pema Chodron has a great talent of talking in a friendly way but covering many points and also in giving the philosophical foundations of meditation. She has a great intuitive knowledge of our psychological problems and some ways of dealing with them.
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By Natalie B
Date Added: Wednesday 23 January 2013
I love this teaching series. It has gone beyond expectation.
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By barbara daley
Date Added: Wednesday 7 September 2011
Quite profound view on meditation combined with very practical guidance. Pema Chodron's warm and wry sense of humour is delightful and encouraging. This is an excellent tool for learning to stay in difficult times.
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By Francine Joly de Lotbiniere
Date Added: Monday 14 March 2011
Excellent rendering and explanation of how to meditate. It is remarkable how Pema Chödron can simplify the practice and yet covering in depth the subtleties of the essential points of meditation. She teaches what she has lived and experienced.
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