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Bodhisattva Mind Audiobook

Bodhisattva Mind: Teachings to Cultivate Courage and Awareness in the Midst of Suffering

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What if you could cultivate the mind of a bodhisattva -- one who has dedicated one's life to the benefit of others? According to Pema Chödrön, best-selling author and American-born Buddhist nun, you can. On Bodhisattva Mind, she examines sheshin, or "guarding alertness", and the other qualities of mind we need to develop on the path to enlightenment. "We all have a consciousness that knows what helps and what causes harm," says Ani Pema. "With this same ability, we can 'tame our minds', and extricate ourselves from suffering."

A practicum of insights and meditations from this cherished teacher, Bodhisattva Mind shows us how to connect with the spacious, clear, unbiased nature of our minds and experience the joy of complete freedom.

©2006 Pema Chodron; (P)Sounds True

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    Melanie Thornton Scott, AR USA 07-26-15
    Melanie Thornton Scott, AR USA 07-26-15 Member Since 2017
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    "My new favorite Pema program"

    Good medicine! I'm making this one of those recordings I listen to repeatedly. Thank, Pema and Sounds True! And of course, Shantideva!

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    Robert Crowdus 04-19-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Om Svasti"

    This book was recommended by my teacher and it did not disappoint. Challenging the listener to deepen their practice, Shantideva's teachings are vast and deep. Pema helped me, as a westerner, to relate. Plus plenty of intelligent humor. Highly recommend.

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    Denise 09-20-11
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    "Bodhisattva mind."

    While a novice student and practitioner of Buddhism, I am a huge fan of Pema Chodron. I found her commentary on this classic Buddhist text outstanding and accessible. I also read and re-read (I imagine I will read many more times in the future) her book "No Time to Lose" in which the audio is based.

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    smd 03-25-17
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    "The Bodhisattva Mind Pema Chodron"

    Coupled with the Text this audio book is an excersion to joy. Must listen! The virtue one receives is tremendous. s.m.

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    Paulina 03-14-17
    Paulina 03-14-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Thoroughly enjoyed my first Pema Chodron book"

    Could not have picked a better first audiobook! Make sure to listen to it slowly and really digest what she says.

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    "Jovial, heart opening"

    It's a great listen , one that i will return to and reference for a long time to come.

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    Kristin Turner 12-20-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Practical and valuable for "young" bodhisattvas."

    I have listened 3 times so far. This is my first experience with a live recording of Pema Chodron. She is incredibly gracious and genuine. I am encouraged and am more confident that I am meant for this journey. I will listen again when I find one of the other translations of the original teachings. I will keep this in my library as a reference and reminder for many years.

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    Cenandra 12-07-16
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    "Excellent!!!!"

    I was concerned this retreat wouldn't be for me because I didn't understand what Bodhisattva meant. Boy was I wrong! I loved this every lesson of Pema's is so good! I almost want to get a notebook out and take notes. I will be listening to this one again.

    Very clear audio!

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    Damian C. 09-08-16
    Damian C. 09-08-16 Member Since 2017
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    So grateful for Pama's teachings. Thoroughly enjoyed her translation of the bodhisattva mind. Seven words I must write to submit my review

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    CJ LUCAS, TX, United States 05-13-15
    CJ LUCAS, TX, United States 05-13-15 Member Since 2013
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    What did you love best about Bodhisattva Mind?

    I love Pema Chodron


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I love Pema Chodron


    Have you listened to any of Pema Chodron’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I love Pema Chodron


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes, over and over and over, to the point where I think we are friends


    Any additional comments?

    didI mention that I love Pema Chodron

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