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The Miracle of Mindfulnessby Thich Nhat Hanh
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In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercise 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.
There have been more than 250,000 copies sold of this famous introduction to Buddhist meditation. Thich Nhat Hanh's gentle stories and exercises show us how to use the practice of
Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese monk, a renowned Zen master, a poet, and a peace activist. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize by Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1967, and is the author of many books, including the best-selling The Miracle of Mindfulness.
About the Author
Thich Nhat Hanh is author of Living Buddha, Living Christ and The Blooming of a Lotus.
Table of Contents
The essential discipline — The miracle is to walk on earth — A day of mindfulness — The pebble — One is all, all is one : the five aggregates — The almond tree in your front yard — Three wondrous answers — Exercises in mindfulness — Nhat Hanh : seeing with the eyes of compassion / James Forest — Selection of Buddhist sutras.
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