The Miracle Of Mindfulness: The Classic Guide to Meditation by the World's Most Revered Master (Classic Edition)
In this beautifully written book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to acquire the skills of mindfulness. Once we have these skills, we can slow our lives down and discover how to live in the moment - even simple acts like washing the dishes or drinking a cup of tea may be transformed into acts of meditation.
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Probably, you can assume the same logic.…moreI slept through it. I was on audible. I've made peace thinking my sub-conscious has absorbed this information.
Probably, you can assume the same logic. :P(less)
Translated into English under his supervision by a friend, you can't sever this ...more
Nothing should be treated more carefully than anything else. In mindfulness, compassion, irritation, mustard green plant, and teapot are all sacred. (c)
"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 ...more
I found it informative and I believe I shall reread it and try the practice out.
Enjoy and Be Blessed.
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
The first half of the book is a collections of letters, expanded upon, discussing Mindfulness but also talking a great deal about the importance of the breath and breathing in mindfulness. This portion of the book is the most useful, the approach of capturing ones breath and ...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 ...more
After reading three books by Thich Nhat Hanh, what I realized is that reading about mindfulness is way, way, way easier than actually cultivating it. (That seems so obvious in retrospect). But reading and re-rereading the books is a ...more
Exerises in Mindfulness was my favorite chapter. I had a more difficult time with the Selected Buddhist Sutras, but perhaps I wasn't yet ready for those.
This clear, simply written book is a good supplement to or beginner's volume for the ...more
I got the similar advice many times, but always lacked the tools or the approach towards the life to live in the present. This book taught me how one practice mindfulness even if you are an extremely busy person.
The language is simple and extremely deep thoughts answer many ...more
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