The Long Road Turns to Joy: A Guide to Walking Meditation / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 77%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (26) from $1.99   
  • New (7) from $8.51   
  • Used (19) from $0.00   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 6 of 7
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$8.51
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(1619)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
New

Ships from: Fort Worth, TX

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$9.50
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(321)

Condition: New
1st Edition, NEW Brand New Copy. Clean, very tight and bright. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, underlines etc. ISBN 093807783X

Ships from: Troy, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$9.50
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(321)

Condition: New
1st Edition, NEW Brand New Copy. Clean, very tight and bright. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, underlines etc. ISBN 093807783X

Ships from: Troy, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$10.00
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(321)

Condition: New
1st Edition, NEW Brand New Copy. Clean, very tight and bright. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, underlines etc. ISBN 093807783X

Ships from: Troy, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$34.94
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(276)

Condition: New
Brand New Item.

Ships from: Chatham, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$45.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(177)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 6 of 7
Close
Sort by

Overview

One of the few books focused completely on mindful walking and walking meditation. This revised edition of the best-selling title (nearly 80,000 copies sold to date) includes over 30 percent new material—including new walking meditation poems and practices—and provides a practical and inspirational introduction to this important practice. Written in Thich Nhat Hanh’s clear and accessible style, Long Road Turns To Joy reminds us that we “walk not in order to arrive, but walk just for walking.” Touching the earth with our feet is an opportunity to live in the here and now. Thich Nhat Hanh reminds us to enjoy each step and each breath in order to regain peace in difficult moments. The simple practice of walking with attention and mindfulness can bring the spirit of prayer into our everyday life. This book will appeal to anyone who would like to get more out of walking, from long-time meditators to those who are just looking for a way to make their walk around the block more meaningful.

Features photographs of walking meditation from around the world.

Foreword by Robert Aitken, author of Taking the Path of Zen

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Single Ingredient Co0kbooks Beginning with Snacks and Appetizers and moving confidently through Sandwiches, Soups, Salads, Main Dishes, Breads and Desserts, Mable Hoffman expands the repertory of the standard jar of Skippy, Smucker's or Jif. The Peanut Butter Cookbook contains exotic concoctions (Teriyaki Shrimp & Vegetable Pizza) as well as down-home favorites (Peanut Butter Brittle), but in every case, the ingredients are accessible and the preparation is easy. (Berkley/HPBooks, $11 paper 128p ISBN 1-55788-243-6; July) Stealing the limelight from the perennially lauded apple, Pears by Linda West Eckhardt (Bread in Half the Time) offers 60 recipes for pears, including such variations as Pear and Chicken Picnic Salad, Bosc Tarte Tatin and Pear Kuchen. Tips on buying, ripening and cooking pears, with advice on which type is best for which purpose, precede the recipes; 120 color photos by Karl Petzke. (Chronicle, $16.95 paper 132p ISBN 0-8118-0668-5; June) Health Advice Walking for physical health has become this country's most popular exercise. In The Long Road Leads to Joy: A Guide to Walking Meditation, Buddhist monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh illuminates the spiritual benefits afforded by walking mindfully. Encouraging his readers to walk with their attention on the present and gently to resist struggling with issues of the past or problems of the future, the author offers short meditative verses and personal observations to facilitate the practice of "walking peacefully." BOMC/One Spirit selection. (Parallax Press, $8 84p ISBN 0-938077-83-X; July) In Sharks Still Don't Get Cancer: The Continuing Story of Shark Cartilage Therapy, Dr. I. William Lane, the leading proponent of shark cartilage as a weapon in the fight against cancer, continues the controversial study disclosed in his 1992 book Sharks Don't Get Cancer. He updates readers on recent developments, including his experiences with the media, the medical community and government agencies. Writing with Linda Comac, he also answers the questions people most often ask about shark cartilage treatment. (Avery, $12.95 paper 248p ISBN 0-89529-722-1; J
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780938077831
  • Publisher: Parallax Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/1996
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 82
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 4.00 (h) x 0.29 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Posted August 29, 2010

    Meditative Walking

    This is a pocket book that shows you how to meditate while you are walking. I found the practice of the meditation to be similar to a biofeedback procedure that I use for chronic pain. However, The Long Road gives instructions on how to let go of anger as you are walking, as well as additional walking exercises that concentrate on conscious breathing techniques. I think that this is a practical book that everyone can use to let go of their daily stress and find peace by walking for only 30 minutes a day.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)