Synopses & Reviews
This beautifully designed gift book contains many of the best-loved inspirational quotations and passages from Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh. Basic meditation instructions and messages of peace, love, insight, understanding, and compassion accompany two-color illustrations throughout, with blank pages for personal reflections and inspiration. Moments of Mindfulness
is a perfect journal for spiritual exploration.
Moments of Mindfulness is intended to be used as a personal notebook or to simply read for everyday inspiration, and to help bring mindful practices and reflection to daily life. With illustrations by Jenifer Kent, beautiful details and design, it makes a wonderful gift.
About the Author
Born in Hue, Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh
is a Buddhist monk, poet, scholar, and human rights activist. In 1967, he was nominated by Martin Luther King, Jr. for the Nobel Peace Prize. He is author of more than one hundred books, sixty in English. Previous best selling books include Being Peace
. He lives at Plum Village, his meditation center in France, and travels worldwide, leading retreats on the art of mindful living.”
Jenifer Kent makes drawings inspired by systems and patterns of movement and growth. She received her BFA from Rutgers University and her MFA from Mills College. She lives in Petaluma, California and teaches at San Francisco University High School. Her work has been exhibited nationally and is represented by Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco.
Table of Contents
Please Call Me by My True Names by Thich Nhat Hanh
Thich Nhat Hanh: Monk, Zen Master, Poet, and Peace Activist
Thich Nhat Hanhs Teaching and the Practice of Mindfulness
The Seven Miracles of Mindfulness
Mindfulness as Energy
Living in the Present Moment
Eating and Drinking Mindfully
Mouth Yoga or How to Smile at Yourself
Developing Understanding and Compassion
About Plum Village