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

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In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercises 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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Overview

In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercises 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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Publishers Weekly - Audio
Esteemed Zen master Hanh presents his approach to achieving a state of mindful awareness and inner peace, and provides strategies and exercises intended to help people awaken to the present moment. The selection of John Lee as narrator proves surprisingly perfect. Though there may be an initial disconnect in hearing Lee’s deep, British-accented voice read the words of a Zen Buddhist from Vietnam, listeners will be won over very quickly. Despite his projective voice, Lee ably captures the calm and peaceful nature of Hanh’s prose. Additionally, Lee maintains an emotional coolness that mirrors the author’s writing and embodies his beliefs. Given the skill of Lee’s performance, listening to the audiobook may prove more compelling and enlightening than reading the print edition. A Beacon paperback. (Dec)
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"Thich Nhat Hanh write with the voice of the Buddha." —-Sogyal Rinpoche
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452611181
  • Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/24/2012
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged CD
  • Sales rank: 795,797
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 6.50 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh, a Buddhist monk, is the master of a temple in Vietnam, the lineage of which is traceable across two centuries to the Buddha himself.

British narrator John Lee has read audiobooks in almost every conceivable genre, from Charles Dickens to Patrick O'Brian. He has won numerous Audie Awards and AudioFile Earphones Awards, and he was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile in 2009.

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