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The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation

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In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercises as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness—being awake and fully aware. From washing the dishes to answering the phone to peeling an orange, he reminds us that each moment holds within it an opportunity to work toward greater self-understanding and peacefulness.

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"Esteemed Zen master Hanh presents his approach to achieving a state of mindful awareness and inner peace, and provides strategies and exercises intended to help people awaken to the present moment. The selection of John Lee as narrator proves surprisingly perfect. Though there may be an initial disconnect in hearing Lee's deep, British-accented voice read the words of a Zen Buddhist from Vietnam, listeners will be won over very quickly. Despite his projective voice, Lee ably captures the calm and peaceful nature of Hanh's prose. Additionally, Lee maintains an emotional coolness that mirrors the author's writing and embodies his beliefs. Given the skill of Lee's performance, listening to the audiobook may prove more compelling and enlightening than reading the print edition. A Beacon paperback. (Dec)" Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

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Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers listeners anecdotes and practical exercises as a means of achieving mindfulness.

About the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh has survived three wars, persecution, and more than thirty years of exile. A Buddhist monk, he is the master of a temple in Vietnam, the lineage of which is traceable across two centuries to the Buddha himself. Hanh has written more than 100 books of poetry, fiction, and philosophy, with over 1 million copies in print. He is the author of Living Buddha, Living Christ, and Anger. He lives in France and Vermont. British narrator John Lee has read audiobooks in almost every conceivable genre, from Charles Dickens to Patrick O'Brian, and from the very real life of Napoleon to the entirely imagined lives of sorcerers and swashbucklers. He has won numerous Audie Awards and AudioFile Earphones Awards, and he was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile in 2009. Lee is also an accomplished stage actor and wrote and coproduced the feature films Breathing Hard and Forfeit.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452611181
Author:
Hanh, Thich Nhat
Publisher:
Tantor Media Inc
Author:
Hanh, Thich Nhat
Author:
Lee, John
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.3 x 6.4 x 1.1 in

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Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Religion » Eastern Religions » Buddhism » General

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Esteemed Zen master Hanh presents his approach to achieving a state of mindful awareness and inner peace, and provides strategies and exercises intended to help people awaken to the present moment. The selection of John Lee as narrator proves surprisingly perfect. Though there may be an initial disconnect in hearing Lee's deep, British-accented voice read the words of a Zen Buddhist from Vietnam, listeners will be won over very quickly. Despite his projective voice, Lee ably captures the calm and peaceful nature of Hanh's prose. Additionally, Lee maintains an emotional coolness that mirrors the author's writing and embodies his beliefs. Given the skill of Lee's performance, listening to the audiobook may prove more compelling and enlightening than reading the print edition. A Beacon paperback. (Dec)" Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
"Synopsis" by , Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers listeners anecdotes and practical exercises as a means of achieving mindfulness.

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