The Long Road Turns to Joy by Thich Nhat Hanh
A Guide to Walking Meditation

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"Try it, your walking will never be the same!"
—Yoga Journal

The Long Road Turns to Joy provides a practical and inspirational introduction to walking meditation. Thich Nhat Hanh teaches us to "walk not in order to arrive, walk just for walking." As we walk, we practice conscious breathing. This keeps our steps calm and peaceful, giving a deep sense of ease. Practicing this can bring a spirit of prayer into everyday life.
 

About Thich Nhat Hanh

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Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar, and peace activist who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He is the author of many books, including the classics Peace Is Every Step and The Art of Power. Hanh lives in Plum Village, his meditation center in France, and leads retreats worldwide on the art of mindful living. Dr. Lilian Cheung is a lecturer and Director of Health Promotion and Communication at the Harvard School of Public Health’s Department of Nutrition. She has been a co-investigator at Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity, which collaborates with community partners to design, implement and evaluate programs that improve nutrition and physical activity among children and youth. She is also the creator and editorial director of The Nutrition Source, the Harvard School of Public Health’s nutrition website for journalists, health professionals and consumers.
 
Published October 11, 2011 by Parallax Press. 112 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, History. Non-fiction

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Spirituality & Practice

There is another way of being which brings peace and happiness: "Walking meditation is meditation while walking.

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The Huntsville Times

(And at the same time, we can still get our exercise and still get to wherever we want to go.) The Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh has written “The Long Road Turns to Joy: A Guide to Walking Meditation,” a brief but helpful book on how walking can be transformed from a habitual to a mi...

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