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  • Published: 28 February 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448177691
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 160

The Miracle Of Mindfulness

The Classic Guide to Meditation by the World's Most Revered Master

Experience the miracle of mindfulness with this classic guide to meditation from Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh

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 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.

  • Pub date: 28 February 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448177691
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 160

About the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar and peace activist. During the Vietnam War his work for peace and reconciliation moved Martin Luther King to nominate him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. He founded the Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon and the School of Youth for Social Service. He was exiled as a result of his work for peace but continued his activism, rescuing boat people and helping to resettle Vietnamese refugees. He has written many, very popular books, which have sold millions of copies around the world. He now lives in France where he founded a Buddhist community and meditation centre.

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Praise for The Miracle Of Mindfulness

“[Thich Nhat Hanh] shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth”

His Holiness the Dalai Lama

“One of the best available introductions to the wisdom and beauty of meditation practice.”

New Age Journal

“The first book to awaken a mainstream readership to the subject of mindfulness – a testimony to the power of Thich Nhat Hanh’s elegant and profound teaching.”

Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Full Catastrophe Living

“Thich Nhat Hanh's ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The father of mindfulness”

Irish Times

“Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most beloved Buddhist teachers in the West, a rare combination of mystic, poet, scholar and activist.”

Joanne Macy, author of World As Lover, World AS Self

“He has immense presence and both personal and Buddhist authority. If there is a candidate for 'Living Buddha' on earth today, it is Thich Nhat Hanh.”

Roshi Richard Baker, author of Original Mind: The Practice of Zen in the West

“Beautifully written and a must-read.'”

Good Housekeeping

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