Together We Are One: Honoring Our Diversity, Celebrating Our Connection

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Although Together We Are One is based on Thich Nhat Hanh's teachings given to Buddhist practitioners of color, readers of all backgrounds and walks of life can appreciate this inspirational and practical guide. In chapters focusing on honoring our ancestors, developing understanding and compassion, and seeing the world in terms of interbeing, Nhat Hanh shows how meditation and the practice of looking deeply can help create a sense of wholeness and connectedness with others. Chapters are interspersed with ...
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Although Together We Are One is based on Thich Nhat Hanh's teachings given to Buddhist practitioners of color, readers of all backgrounds and walks of life can appreciate this inspirational and practical guide. In chapters focusing on honoring our ancestors, developing understanding and compassion, and seeing the world in terms of interbeing, Nhat Hanh shows how meditation and the practice of looking deeply can help create a sense of wholeness and connectedness with others. Chapters are interspersed with mindfulness practice exercises and the personal stories of skilled writers, such as Larry Ward (author of Love’s Garden), and Sr. Chan Khong (author of Learning True Love). Covering the discovery of a spiritual path, the experience of finding balance, and overcoming obstacles in an unpredictable world, Together We Are One is a valuable addition to the unique expression of Buddhism in the West.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781935209430
  • Publisher: Parallax Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 954,317
  • Product dimensions: 9.04 (w) x 6.10 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Table of Contents

introduction Sister Jewel 1

chapter i our true home 7

chapter ii home is in the here and now 25

chapter iii what is your true name? 49

chapter iv no enemies 79

chapter v a frog at the door Larry Ward 117

chapter vi nothing has been lost Sister Jewel 137

chapter vii five colors of compassion 159

chapter viii all our relations 189

chapter ix together we are one 211

practices

Touching the Earth to Our Land Ancestors (Expanded Version) 227

Deep Relaxation 235

Beginning Anew 238

diversity resources 241

about the illustrations Brett Cook 243

acknowledgments 245

story contributors 246

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