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

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Beacon Press, 1999 - Philosophy - 140 pages
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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User Review  - Velmeran - LibraryThing

An interesting and well written/translated letter on a range of mindfulness topics. I especially found the revelation that we are all of ourselves on page 40 to be interesting. Read full review

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User Review  - RajivC - LibraryThing

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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About the author (1999)

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

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