Written by Pema Chodron, narrated by Pema Chodron. Download and keep this book for Free with a 30 day Trial. Getting Unstuck has ratings and reviews. Elision said: This collection of talks by Pema Chodron are on the topic of shenpa, an idea roughly t. These are the Tibetan teachings of shenpa, as taught by bestselling author and American Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön. In this course, Pema shares the.

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With Getting Unstuckshe offers us a first look at both the itch and the scratch, which Tibetan Buddhists call shenpa. The Places That Ubstuck You: All are available from Shambhala Publications and Sounds True. With Awakening LovePema Chodron invites you to start wherever you are, amid any and all of the challenges, frustrations, or fears you may be facing, and to use them as the starting place to awaken the natural and boundless capacity to give and receive love more fully.

Pages with related products. Dec 26, Andrea Luquetta rated it it was amazing. The Sounds True website lists these 4 items as core topics of exploration you’ll learn more about: It has also been translated as “ego-clinging”.

She’s a great speaker – in fact, many of her books are transcribed talks. So comforting and inspirationnal as well as practical. When we realize that something is hooking us, we can take an attitude of curiosity and joy at discovering the shenpa and get back to the present. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. What did you like best about this story? Heck, if I could refrain, I’d be all set. The only downside is that hey had so much fun they are coming back much sooner than usual.

It was a concept that speaks deeply to every person because we are surrounded by these occasions that are “sticky” and set off old patterns. Critic Reviews “Chodron demonstrates how effective the Buddhist point of view can be in bringing order into disordered lives. Making Friends with Your Mind: Drawing on the Shambhala Buddhist teachings, he explains how we can each become a spiritual warrior: Gentle and effective I had become weary of self-help in most forms: This is a discussion about the nature of our journey through th As we find our way along the path and the Dharma gradually becomes a part of our living we all need the wisdom of those who have gone before us.


I really enjoyed it for the concepts and principles discussed. Start Where You Are is an indispensable handbook for cultivating fearlessness and awakening a compassionate heart. An unexpected bonus was that she has a great sense of humor.

Getting Unstuck: Breaking Your Habitual Patterns & Encountering Naked Reality

I just love her. Ani Pema is interested in helping establish Tibetan Chldron monasticism in the West, as well as continuing her work with western Buddhists of all traditions, sharing ideas and teachings.

With Getting Unstuck, she offers us a first look at “both the itch and the scratch”: It was an almost fun visit, at the very least survivable. I ask again, is it possible to give 6 stars? We reinforce our cravings, habits, and addictions by giving into them repeatedly.

Pema is very funny and honest about her pem for inner peace and I really related to her during the book. It seems that every speaker I have come across on Sounds True has brought something new to the table. At the request of the Sixteenth Karmapa, she received the full bikshuni ordination in the Chinese lineage of Buddhism in in Hong Kong. Prajna on the other hand is the wisdom or openness to clearly see both the uneasy feeling and the connected habituation for what they really are.


I love her insights.

Pema Chodron is always informative, inspiring and a pleasure to listen to. I listened to the audio-cd’s of this and I adore Pema’s realness and sense of humour.

Getting unstuck is about recognising shenpa as it happens, engaging with the cause and being able to break the bad response. Perhaps that’s why she speaks to me more than, say, Thich Nhat Hanh; she’s more of a middle of gettng road teacher.

Getting Unstuck: Breaking Your Habitual Patterns and Encountering Naked Reality

Recommended for anyone who wants to calm down and learn how to deal with stressful situations in a healthy way! She as some wonderful insight in how to get tuned into the mind chatter and how to switch it off. This audiobook gteting us how to awaken our basic goodness and connect with others, to accept ourselves and others complete with faults and imperfections, and to stay in the present moment by seeing through the strategies of ego that cause us to resist life as it is.

If we were perfect, compassion gettingg be impossible, since we would be incapable of understanding another’s pain and struggles.

Getting Unstuck: Breaking Your Habitual Patterns & Encountering Naked Reality by Pema Chödrön

I would suggest this for anyone especially if your mind is very busy is repetitive thought. Awakening in the Most Difficult Circumstances. She talks about what to do when we get hooked. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

She really knows the modern, Western mind and knows how to gdtting it applicable. One person found this helpful.

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