The Miracle of Mindfulness

An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 0807064904

Category: Philosophy

Page: 168

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"A new gift edition of the classic guide to meditation and mindfulness, featuring archival photography and beautiful calligraphy by Thich Nhat Hanh. Since its publication in 1975, The Miracle of Mindfulness has been cherished by generations of readers for its eloquent and useful introduction to the practice of meditation. Readers interested in an introduction to Buddhist thought, as well as those seeking to learn about mindfulness and stress reduction, continue to look to Thich Nhat Hanh's classic work for guidance and inspiration. This new hardcover gift edition features elegant calligraphic illustrations by Thich Nhat Hanh, as well as a dozen photographs spanning his early days as a peace activist to his life in Plum Village, a spiritual community that he founded in France. Also included in this edition is a historical chronology of Thich Nhat Hanh's life and work, and a revised afterword by Jim Forest"--

The Miracle of Mindfulness (Gift Edition)

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Rider

ISBN: 9781846044823

Category:

Page: 160

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WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY PROFESSOR MARK WILLIAMS, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD The Miracle of Mindfulness is a modern classic. In this life-changing book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to practise mindfulness. Once we know how to be mindful, we can slow ourselves down and start living in the moment. Even simple acts such as washing the dishes or drinking a cup of tea can be transformed into acts of meditation. Whatever our beliefs, we can begin to reap the immense benefits that meditation has been scientifically proven to offer. Thich Nhat Hanh's unique calligraphy, especially created for this beautiful new edition, accompanies his words of wisdom. A chronology details the important moments in his life, and rare photographs illustrate key moments. This is a book to treasure and the perfect gift for those you love and care for.

Making Space

Creating a Home Meditation Practice

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Parallax Press

ISBN: 1937006077

Category: Religion

Page: 96

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Find peace and calm amid the busyness of your life with this new book by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Designed to be both inspiration and guidebook for those new to mindfulness practice, Making Space offers easy-to-follow instructions for setting up a breathing room, listening to a bell, sitting, breathing, and walking meditations, and cooking and eating a meal in mindfulness. Whether you live alone or with a family, this beautifully illustrated book can help you create a sense of retreat and sanctuary at home.

You Are Here

Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh,Sherab Chodzin Kohn

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1590309839

Category: Religion

Page: 137

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By a renowned Buddhist monk and best-selling author, this guide offers simple daily practices--including mindfulness of breath, mindful walking, deep listening, mindful speech, and more--to help readers discover the happiness and freedom of living in the present moment.

The Miracle of Mindfulness

A Manual on Meditation

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0712647872

Category: Buddhist meditations

Page: 140

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Thich Nhat Hanh founded a School of Youth for Social Service in Vietnam, whose members practised engaged Buddhism and helped to rebuild villages, teach children and organize cooperatives during the War. This book was written as a letter to the School after Thich Nhat Hanh's exile to France.

The Blooming of a Lotus

Guided Meditation for Achieving the Miracle of Mindfulness

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 0807012386

Category: Religion

Page: 137

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A Buddhist teacher shares his principles and techniques of guided meditation, offering exercises that enhance joy in life, heal loneliness, and provide heightened awareness and insight.

Peace of Mind

Becoming Fully Present

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Parallax Press

ISBN: 1937006484

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 160

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We can’t heal with our minds alone. Thinking can be something productive and creative, but without integrating body and mind, much of our thinking is useless and unproductive. In Peace of Mind, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh reminds us that integrating body and mind is the only way to be fully alive in each moment, without getting lost in our thoughts while walking, cooking, driving, and going about our everyday lives. Only by cultivating a mindful body and an embodied mind can we be fully alive. Bringing together ancient wisdom and contemporary thinking, Thich Nhat Hanh says it's like hardware and software—if you don't have both, you can't do anything. Peace of Mind provides a foundation for beginning mindfulness practices and understanding the principles of mind/body awareness. By learning how our physical body and mind are inseparable in creating our own perceptions and experiences we can begin to trust and nourish our ability to create well-being.

Summary and Analysis of The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation

Based on the Book by Thich Nhat Hanh

Author: Worth Books

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504043391

Category: Study Aids

Page: 30

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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Miracle of Mindfulness tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Thich Nhat Hanh’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This summary and analysis of The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter summaries Breathing techniques and meditation exercises Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Thich Nhat Hanh’s The Miracle of Mindfulness: In his introduction to the practices of mindfulness and meditation, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh teaches how to live a more peaceful and fulfilling life. Under his guidance, simple tasks—such as drinking tea, peeling an orange, or washing the dishes—become opportunities to find fulfillment and happiness. Through uncomplicated instruction, breathing exercises, and wise stories, Hanh proves that living a more meaningful life is accessible to all. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.

The Art of Living

Peace and Freedom in the Here and Now

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062434721

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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In troubled times, there is an urgency to understand ourselves and our world. We have so many questions, and they tug at us night and day, consciously and unconsciously. In this important volume Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh——one of the most revered spiritual leaders in the world today——reveals an art of living in mindfulness that helps us answer life’s deepest questions and experience the happiness and freedom we desire. Thich Nhat Hanh presents, for the first time, seven transformative meditations that open up new perspectives on our lives, our relationships and our interconnectedness with the world around us. Based on the last full talks before his sudden hospitalization, and drawing on intimate examples from his own life, Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how these seven meditations can free us to live a happy, peaceful and active life, and face ageing and dying with curiosity and joy and without fear. Containing the essence of the Buddha’s teachings and Thich Nhat Hanh’s poignant, timeless, and clarifying prose, The Art of Living provides a spiritual dimension to our lives. This is not an effort to escape life or to dwell in a place of bliss outside of this world. Instead, this path will allow us to discover where we come from and where we are going. And most of all, it will generate happiness, understanding, and love, so we can live deeply in each moment of our life, right where we are.

The Miracle of Mindfulness

An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh,Dinh Mai Vo

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 9780807012390

Category: Philosophy

Page: 140

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Miracle of Mindfulness is a Beacon Press publication.

The Art of Mindfulness

A HarperOne Select

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062123629

Category: Religion

Page: 48

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This selection from Thich Nhat Hanh’s bestselling The Art of Power illuminates the core Buddhist concept of mindfulness for the Western reader In The Art of Mindfulness, one of the most revered Buddhist teachers in the world, Thich Nhat Hanh delivers a life changing practice to overcome our overdriven mind, to let go of preoccupations and multitasking and focus solely on the task at hand. By devoting 100% of our attention 100% of the time on what we are doing in the moment, we can alleviate suffering, fear, and anxiety. With the energy of mindfulness and the capacity of looking deeply, we can find the insights to transform and heal any situation.

Answers from the Heart

Practical Responses to Life's Burning Questions

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Parallax Press

ISBN: 1888375825

Category: Religion

Page: 150

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For many people, one key question prevents them from taking the next step in their personal development, the development of their spiritual practice, or their journey toward self-knowledge. Answers from the Heart collects 50 of these important and heartfelt questions posed to Thich Nhat Hanh by his students and participants in his retreats, along with his often surprising answers. The exchanges are divided into six thematic sections — Daily Life, Living and Dying, Engaged Buddhism, Mindfulness Practice, Family and Relationships, and Children's Questions — and combine practical, immediately applicable suggestions with ideas for further study and contemplation. The questions are from all ages and interest groups and provide a lively glimpse into the connection between students and their teacher. Hanh's answers condense 2,500 years of Buddhist wisdom into individual answers that shine with clarity and that summarize his own remarkable insight based on a lifetime of practice.

The Little Book of Mindfulness

10 minutes a day to less stress, more peace

Author: Patrizia Collard

Publisher: Gaia

ISBN: 1856753549

Category: Self-Help

Page: 96

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"Everyone should read this. Mindfulness is such a great way to live life to the full." - Amazon Customer "The greatest 'little book' ever! Take my advice, buy it now and you will wonder how you ever managed without it!" - Amazon Customer "Patrizia Collard's depth of experience as a teacher and practitioner shines through. I love this little book!" - Amazon Customer "Great book to pick up if you just have a few minutes a day." - Amazon Customer "I carry it with me everywhere. Lovely little calming book." - Amazon Customer "Delightful little book." - Amazon Customer Mindfulness is the easy way to gently let go of stress and be in the moment. It has fast become the slow way to manage the modern world - without chanting mantras or setting aside hours of time for meditation. Dr Patrizia Collard will show you how to bring simple 5- and 10-minute practices into your day in order to free yourself from stress and, ultimately, find more peace in your life. This beautifully illustrated book will set you and your family on the road of mindfulness so you can lead a more mindful, peaceful and relaxed life. Find long-lasting happiness with The Little Book of Mindfulness! CONTENTS: 1. Being in the Now 2. Accept and Respond 3. Making Your Mind Up 4. Simply Be 5. Mindful Eating 6. Gratitude and Compassion 7. Everyday Mindfulness

Happiness

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 9781458711441

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: N.A

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Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh's key teaching is that through mindfulness, we can learn to live in the present moment and develop a sense of peace. Accessible to those new to Buddhist teachings as well as more experienced practitioners, Happiness is the only book that collects all practices adapted and developed by Thich Nhat Hanh in his more than 60 years as a Buddhist monk and teacher. With sections on Daily Practice, Relationships, Physical Practices, Mindful Eating, and Practicing with Children, Happiness is a comprehensive guide to living our daily lives with full awareness, whether we are working, eating, parenting, driving, walking, or simply sitting and breathing. Thich Nhat Hanh says, ''Enjoy your practice with a relaxed and gentle attitude, with an open mind and receptive heart.... Joy and happiness are available to you in the here and now.''

Super Mind

How to Boost Performance and Live a Richer and Happier Life Through Transcendental Meditation

Author: Norman E. Rosenthal

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399184856

Category: Self-realization

Page: 320

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The noted research psychiatrist and New York Times-bestselling author explores how Transcendental Meditation permanently alters your daily consciousness, resulting in greater productivity, emotional resilience, and aptitude for success. Most of us believe that we live in only three states of consciousness: wakefulness, sleep, and dreaming. But there is so much more. In Super Mind, clinical psychiatrist and bestselling author Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D., shows how the incredibly simple daily practice of Transcendental Meditation (TM) can permanently improve your state of mind during the routine hours of waking life--placing you into a super-mind state of consciousness where you consistently perform at peak aptitude. In his most ambitious and practical book yet, Rosenthal shows how TM is more than a tool for destressing or for general wellness. It is a gateway to functioning physically, emotionally, and intellectually at levels we never knew we could attain. Written in Rosenthal's trademark style of restraint and intellectual carefulness, Super Mind explores how we can aspire to so much more than we ever thought possible. From the Hardcover edition.

Peace Is Every Breath

A Practice for Our Busy Lives

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062074490

Category: Philosophy

Page: 160

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“Among Buddhist leaders influential in the West, Thich Nhat Hanh ranks second only to the Dalai Lama.” —New York Times “Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man…. His ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity.” —Martin Luther King, Jr., nominating Thich Nhat Hanh for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. In this much-anticipated follow-up to his bestselling classic, Peace Is Every Step, Thich Nhat Hanh—one of the most revered spiritual leaders in the world today—offers an insightful guide to living a fuller life. In this deeply insightful meditation, the world-renowned Vietnamese Zen Buddhist master, poet, scholar, and peace activist illuminates how each of us can incorporate the practice of mindfulness into our every waking moment. In the tradition of The Art of Happiness and Living Buddha, Living Christ, Thich Nhat Hanh’s Peace Is Every Breath opens a pathway to greater spiritual fulfillment through its patient examination of how we live our lives.

Fear

Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the Storm

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062123815

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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“Written in words so intimate, calm, kind, and immediate, this extraordinary book feels like a message from our very own heart….Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most important voices of our time, and we have never needed to listen to him more than now.” —Sogyal Rinpoche Fear is destructive, a pervasive problem we all face. Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar, peace activist, and one of the foremost spiritual leaders in the world—a gifted teacher who was once nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King Jr.—Thich Nhat Hanh has written a powerful and practical strategic guide to overcoming our debilitating uncertainties and personal terrors. The New York Times said Hanh, “ranks second only to the Dalai Lama” as the Buddhist leader with the most influence in the West. In Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting through the Storm, Hanh explores the origins of our fears, illuminating a path to finding peace and freedom from anxiety and offering powerful tools to help us eradicate it from our lives

Walking Meditation

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh & Nguyen Anh-Huong

Publisher: Jaico Publishing House

ISBN: 8184951299

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 104

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INCLUDES 1. Walking Meditation: An instructional DVD 2. 5 Guided Meditations: Audio CD PEACE IS EVERY STEP. IT TURNS THE ENDLESS PATH TO JOY. What if every step you took deepened your connection with all of life and imprinted peace, joy, and serenity on the earth? With Walking Meditation, you will enjoy the first in-depth instructional program in this serene spiritual practice to help you walk with presence and peace of mind whether in nature or on a busy city street. Presented in a unique format that combines a book with a DVD and an audio CD, Walking Meditation features esteemed Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh along with one of his principle students, Nguyen Anh-Huong, as they together illuminate the central tenets of this powerful art, including: — How to recognize the miracle in simply walking – not as a means to an end, but as the opportunity to touch the fullness of life — Reversing “habit energy” through the unification of body and mind — Using walking meditation to work with difficult emotions such as anger and anxiety, and much more There is a Buddhist concept known as Apranihita, or the spirit of “wishlessness”, in which one neither pursues desires nor flees from discomforts. With Walking Meditation, practitioners from every spiritual tradition will rediscover “our home in the here and now, as the long road we all must walk turns to quiet joy.”

Your True Home

The Everyday Wisdom of Thich Nhat Hanh: 365 days of practical, powerful teaching s from the beloved Zen teacher

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 0834827689

Category: Religion

Page: 400

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Bringing the energy of true presence into our lives really does change things for the better—and all it takes is a little training. This treasury of 365 gems of daily wisdom from one of the most beloved Buddhist teachers of our age is a help and support for anyone who wants to train to meet every moment of life with 100 percent attention. Thich Nhat Hanh shows how practicing mindfulness can transform every area of our lives—and how its benefits radiate beyond us to affect others and the whole, larger world.