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

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Beacon Press, 1987 - Philosophy - 140 pages
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In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercise as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness--being awake and fully aware. From washing the dishes to answering the phone to peeling an orange, he reminds us that each moment holds within it an opportunity to work toward greater self-understanding and peacefulness.
  

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Filled with lots of wonderful truths and insight. - Goodreads
A terrific introduction to meditation practices. - Goodreads
Hard to read while eating breakfast. - Goodreads
such beautiful writing and in such a wonderful book. - Goodreads
A good introduction to meditation and mindfullness. - Goodreads
Great intro to Buddhism/mindfulness meditation - Goodreads

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Contents

The Essential Discipline
1
The Miracle Is to Walk on Earth
11
A Day of Mindfulness
27
The Pebble
33
One Is All All Is One The Five Aggregates
45
The Almond Tree in Your Front Yard
55
Three Wondrous Answers
69
Exercises in Mindfulness
79
Seeing with the Eyes of Compassion
101
Selection of Buddhist Sutras
109
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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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