Working Directly with the Mind

  • by Pema Chodron
  • Narrated by Pema Chodron
  • 0 hrs and 26 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

The reason we meditate, teaches Pema Chodron, is because something is bothering us. Yet the root of suffering and the root of happiness are one and the same: the mind. On Working Directly with the Mind, she offers pithy instructions on taming a wild mind, and becoming fully present with all of our experiences.

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I needed this, you will too.

The mind is the evaluator of experience. Good and bad, happy or sad is a choice. When "you" observe mind the choice belongs to U ...
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What was most disappointing about Pema Chodron’s story?

I found it to be a bit over my head, I wasn't really able to just relax and listen, it required a great deal of thought for someone who is inexperienced.


What didn’t you like about the narrator’s performance?

Not a professional recording, there is someone in the background that you can hear clearing their throat throughout the whole thing and it is very off-putting and unprofessional. I really wish I could get my money back.


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- Fiona

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-14-2012
  • Publisher: Sounds True