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The Present Moment: A Retreat on the Practice of Mindfulness

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Originally recorded at a weeklong retreat with Thich Nhat Hanh, The Present Moment shares the essential Buddhist practices designed to "touch the energy of mindfulness" we carry within us. It is through these timehonored teachings that anyone can open to the seeds of joy that are always present and waiting to change our lives. As a Buddhist monk in 1967 working to relieve ...more
Audio CD, 6 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by Sounds True (first published March 1st 1994)
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Jan 14, 2014 Sarah rated it it was amazing
Insightful. Thich Nhat Hanh has such a soothing way of communicating. He is from a different school of Buddhism than the recent stuff I have listened to by Pema Chodron. Although Hanh's school is more traditional and more disciplined, it was interesting to see him encouraging people to "go back to their root spirituality", telling them that they should practice not just Buddhism, but also the spirituality of their ancestors, whether it be Christianity, Judaism, Shinto, etc. It was interesting to ...more
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Pause, listen, and reflect.
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Thich Nhat Hanh is my guru for mindfulness and personal peace.
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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 ...more
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