Author(s): Thich Nhat Hanh
WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY PROFESSOR MARK WILLIAMS, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORDThe Miracle of Mindfulnessis 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.
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"[Thich Nhat Hanh] shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth" His Holiness the Dalai Lama "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 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 "Beautifully written and a must-read.'" Good Housekeeping
Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese poet, bestselling author and peace activist, has been a Buddhist monk for over 40 years. He was chairman of the Vietnamese Buddhist Peace delegation during the Vietnam War and was nominated by Dr Martin Luther King for the Nobel Peace Prize. In 1966 he visited the US and Europe on a peace mission and was unable to return to his native land. Today he heads Plum Village, a meditation community in south-western France, where he teaches, writes, gardens and aids refugees worldwide. Websites include: www.interbeing.org.uk and www.plumvillage.org