The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation

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Beacon Press, 1987 - BODY, MIND & SPIRIT - 140 pages
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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. Thich Nhat Hanh's gentle anecdotes and practical exercises will help us to arrive at greater self-understanding and peacefulness, whether we are beginners or advanced students. Irrespective of our particular religious beliefs, we can begin to reap the immense benefits that meditation has been scientifically proven to offer. We can all learn how to be mindful and experience the miracle of mindfulness for ourselves.

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This book is a little gem, and I would be surprised if there is anyone who would give it less than a five star rating. I have encouraged many people, over the years, to read this book. It is extremely ... Read full review

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User Review  - marasgma - LibraryThing

A beautiful classic. This special gift edition contains lovely drawings to begin each chapter, as well as several photographs taken between 1968 and 2009. This is the best book I have ever read on ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Thich Nhat Hanh is author of Living Buddha, Living Christ and The Blooming of a Lotus.

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