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Chanting from the Heart: Buddhist Ceremonies and Daily Practices
An essential resource for people who practice mindful living, or for anyone interested in liturgy, the newly revised Chanting from the Heart reflects Thich Nhat Hanh's contemporary emphasis on ecumenism. The book contains traditional and contemporary chants and recitations for daily spiritual practice; ceremonial texts for special occasions like weddings, remembering the d ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published December 8th 2006 by Parallax Press
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Chanting from the Heart is a great book for teaching daily meditation, especially when you don't have the ability to participate with a Buddhist community. I live too far away to be part of a community, and so, this book has provided me a means to remain centered. Thich Nhat Hanh describes multiple types of meditation, such as walking, touching the earth, and sitting meditation, as well as mantras for each type of meditation. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in practicing meditat ...more
A magnificent book for teaching daily meditation. It reminds me of Drepung Monastery and Tsamkung Nunnery in Lhasa, Tibet. Love practicing the "walking, touching the earth and the sitting meditation". Million thanks to my memento mori, Thich Nhat Hanh for all the Mantras, for each type of meditation. Mantra chant really have a mysterious POWER that cannot be logically explained.
Thích Nhất Hạnh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist who now lives in southwest France where he was in exile for many years. Born Nguyễn Xuân Bảo, Thích Nhất Hạnh joined a Zen (Vietnamese: Thiền) monastery at the age of 16, and studied Buddhism as a novitiate. Upon his ordination as a monk in 1949, he assumed the Dharma name Thích Nhất Hạnh. Thích is an honorary ...moreMore about Thich Nhat Hanh...