The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation
Win a Copy of This Book
Giveaway ends in:
Availability: 10 copies available, 499 people requesting
Giveaway dates: Sep 08 - Sep 29, 2016
Countries available: US
Format: Print Book
Popular Answered Questions
Hope you have found this helpful(less)
Translated into English under his supervision by a friend, you can't sever this fro ...more
I found it informative and I believe I shall reread it and try the practice out.
Enjoy and Be Blessed.
"He searches all around for his thought. But what thought? It is either passionate, or hateful, or confused [i.e. is bestimmt by a Grundstimmung]. What about the past, future, or present? [Zeitlichkeit/Temporalität]. What is past that is extinct, what is future that has not yet arrived and the present has no stability. For thought, Kasyapa, cannot be apprehended, inside, or outside, or in between both ...more
"Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space lies our freedom and power to choose our response. In those choices lie our growth and our happiness."
The only problem is, that's really hard. Especially if someone appears to take a certain pleasure in disregarding your experience, or perhaps even would like to get a rise out of you to make things get physical.
It's a nice little manual ...more
I picked up this book because last month, I was going through a phase, or a refining fire, or a test. Someone I've known for quite some time and only recently became a friend pointed me to Pema Chondron's thoughts on shenpa and Thich Nhat ...more
This book introduces methods and thoughts on meditation, and how to transfer those methods and thoughts to our everyday lives, not only when meditating, but when doing pretty much anything.
The idea of slowing down, and simply paying attention to, ones breathing while being aware of what you are doing at any given moment is somethin ...more
This clear, simply written book is a good supplement to or beginner's volume for the pursui ...more
Il fondamento di tutta la riflessione è l'applicazione della "Presenza Mentale", un'attività di per sé banale ad una prima superficiale considerazione, ma che può aprire ad esperienze nuove, ad una nuova conoscenza di ...more
The book is actually a long letter written from a monk to a friend who was trying to train Buddhist students in the middle of a war. The translator knew the author and translated the letter in active partnersh ...more
The book is written by a Vietnamese monk/poet, Thich Nhat Hanh, who lives in exile in France. He believes the true enemies are not people, but ideology, hatred and ignorance. Under the Vietnamese political repression for several decades, he still teaches his followers to contemplate the interdependence of all objects. Once we understand t ...more
The book exhorts the reader to mindfulness, i.e. to live in the "now", as Echart Tolle directs us to do, and explains how to do so ...more
One tidbit that hit home for me: "There are two ways to wash the dishes.The first is to wash the dishes in order to have clean dishes and the second is to wash the dishes in order to wash the dishes."
He goes on to say that if we wash the dishes to have clean dishes, then we hurry ...more
Mindfulness 基本和meditation一个意思，但Mindfulness也解释为留心注意，更好解释了冥想的本质，对脑中的思想的觉察。为什么 meditation？ 有的人说是为了排除杂念，也有很直白的人说“我想见菩萨”不过我确定这么想肯定见不到 = =
书里有个很有意思的例子，关于洗碗“There are two ways to wash the dishes. The first way is to wash the dishes in order to have clean dishes and the second way is to wash the dishes in order to wash the dishes “(p.4)
|THINKER OF THOUGHTS||1||6||Oct 10, 2015 03:35AM|
|CELEBRATE||1||3||Oct 03, 2015 02:42AM|
|Branding||1||1||Sep 29, 2015 02:55AM|
|penghapus tatto||1||2||Mar 07, 2015 12:23AM|
|I use my Alf Potter brush with so I'm finally||1||4||Jan 02, 2015 09:29PM|
|Amazing!||2||28||Mar 04, 2014 05:49AM|
|Interview with vietnamese monk||1||1||Jun 03, 2013 08:25AM|