Libraries are closed until further notice.
We are now offering contactless pickup and return at select locations with Books on the Go!

Some notices were not sent. Check your account for due dates (but we are still fine free)!

How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind
(Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Status:
Available from OverDrive
More Details
Published:
Sounds True 2013
Format:
Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Edition:
Enhanced
Street Date:
05/01/2013
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781622030750
ASIN:
B00C2BYPMY
Also in This Series
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection98
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Pema Chödrön. (2013). How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind. Enhanced Sounds True.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Pema Chödrön. 2013. How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends With Your Mind. Sounds True.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Pema Chödrön, How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends With Your Mind. Sounds True, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Pema Chödrön. How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends With Your Mind. Enhanced Sounds True, 2013. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
a3a488eb-bf37-880e-3daa-a1da321f4e0b
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Dec 20, 2014 02:55:55
Date Updated:
Aug 13, 2020 00:22:15
Last Metadata Check:
Aug 13, 2020 00:22:38
Last Metadata Change:
Jun 23, 2018 08:43:47
Last Availability Check:
Aug 13, 2020 00:22:39
Last Availability Change:
Aug 12, 2020 23:42:33
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Aug 13, 2020 00:22:08

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0947-1/{DDD63119-0AB5-4CDA-B8F3-54B1BF21863E}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0947-1/{DDD63119-0AB5-4CDA-B8F3-54B1BF21863E}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0947-1/DDD/631/19/{DDD63119-0AB5-4CDA-B8F3-54B1BF21863E}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0947-1/DDD/631/19/{DDD63119-0AB5-4CDA-B8F3-54B1BF21863E}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781622030750
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B00C2BYPMY
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781622030750
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
mediaType
eBook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Pema Chödrön
title
How to Meditate
dateAdded
2014-12-19T15:12:00-05:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=426&titleID=1284682
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Wake County Public Libraries (NC)
          • id: 1893
sortTitle
How to Meditate
crossRefId
1284682
subtitle
A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind
id
ddd63119-0ab5-4cda-b8f3-54b1bf21863e
starRating
3.9

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0947-1/{DDD63119-0AB5-4CDA-B8F3-54B1BF21863E}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0947-1/{DDD63119-0AB5-4CDA-B8F3-54B1BF21863E}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0947-1/DDD/631/19/{DDD63119-0AB5-4CDA-B8F3-54B1BF21863E}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0947-1/DDD/631/19/{DDD63119-0AB5-4CDA-B8F3-54B1BF21863E}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
formats
      • fileName: HowtoMeditate
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 19546650
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781622030750
      • rights:
            • type: CopyingTimesPerDays
            • value: 7
            • type: PrintingTimesPerDays
            • value: 7
            • type: Lending
            • value: 0
            • type: ReadAloud
            • value: 1
            • type: ExpirationRights
            • value: 0
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • onSaleDate: 05/01/2013
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/how-to-meditate-ddd631?.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: HowtoMeditate
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B00C2BYPMY
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • onSaleDate: 05/01/2013
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/how-to-meditate-ddd631?.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: HowtoMeditate
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781622030750
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 05/01/2013
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/how-to-meditate-ddd631?.epub-sample.overdrive.com
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
keywords
      • value: meditation
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Chödrön, Pema
      • name: Pema Chödrön
subjects
      • value: New Age
      • value: Nonfiction
publishDate
2013-05-01T00:00:00-04:00
edition
Enhanced
publishDateText
05/01/2013
mediaType
eBook
shortDescription

"When something is bothering you-a person is bugging you, a situation is irritating you, or physical pain is bothering you-you must work with your mind, and that is done through meditation. Working with our mind is the only means through which we'll actually begin to feel happy and contented with the world that we live in." -Pema Chödrön Pema Chödrön is treasured around the world for her unique ability to transmit teachings and practices that bring peace, understanding, and compassion into our lives. With How to Meditate, the American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun presents her first book exploring in-depth what she considers the essentials for a lifelong practice.More and more people are beginning to recognize a profound inner longing for authenticity, connection, and aliveness. Meditation, Pema explains, gives us a golden key to address this yearning. This step-by-step guide shows readers how to honestly meet and openly relate with the mind, embrace the fullness of our...

isOwnedByCollections
True
title
How to Meditate
fullDescription

"When something is bothering you-a person is bugging you, a situation is irritating you, or physical pain is bothering you-you must work with your mind, and that is done through meditation. Working with our mind is the only means through which we'll actually begin to feel happy and contented with the world that we live in." -Pema Chödrön Pema Chödrön is treasured around the world for her unique ability to transmit teachings and practices that bring peace, understanding, and compassion into our lives. With How to Meditate, the American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun presents her first book exploring in-depth what she considers the essentials for a lifelong practice.More and more people are beginning to recognize a profound inner longing for authenticity, connection, and aliveness. Meditation, Pema explains, gives us a golden key to address this yearning. This step-by-step guide shows readers how to honestly meet and openly relate with the mind, embrace the fullness of our experience, and live in a wholehearted way as we discover:

  • The basics of meditation, from getting settled and the six points of posture to working with your breath and cultivating an attitude of unconditional friendliness
  • The Seven Delights-how moments of difficulty can become doorways to awakening and love
  • 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

"I think ultimately why we practice is so that we can become completely loving people, and this is what the world needs," writes Pema Chödrön. How to Meditate is a long-overdue book from this wise teacher to assist each one of us in this virtuous goal.

sortTitle
How to Meditate
crossRefId
1284682
subtitle
A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind
popularity
1005
publisher
Sounds True
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/L1BLQAAAA2a/products/ddd63119-0ab5-4cda-b8f3-54b1bf21863e/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
ddd63119-0ab5-4cda-b8f3-54b1bf21863e
starRating
3.9
Formats
Adobe EPUB eBook
Works on all eReaders (except Kindles), desktop computers and mobile devices with with reading apps installed.
Kindle Book
Works on Kindles and devices with a Kindle app installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem using our eCollection, please visit our support center.