Thich Nhat Hanh by Robert Ellsberg
Essential Writings (Modern Spiritual Masters Series)

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Zen master, poet, monk and peace advocate, Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk who has lived in exile in France for 30 years. Through his writings and retreats he has helped countless people of all religious backgrounds to live mindfully in the present moment, to uproot sources of anger and distrust, and to achieve relationships of love and understanding.
 

About Robert Ellsberg

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Robert Ellsberg is the publisher of Orbis Books and the author of several books, including All Saints: Daily Reflections on Saints, Prophets, and Witnesses for Our Time. As general editor of the Modern Spiritual Masters Series, he has edited volumes for the series on Thich Nhat Hanh, Charles de Foucauld, Flannery O'Connor, and Carlo Carretto.
 
Published June 28, 2012 by Orbis. 180 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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(Apr.)Forecast: As Thich Nhat Hanh gains popularity in the United States, bookstore shelves are increasingly filled with titles by and about the exiled Vietnamese Buddhist monk.

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Spirituality & Practice

The practices are: • Walking meditation • Mindful breathing • Mindful consumption • Watering seeds • The Second Body System • Beginning Anew • A Code of Ethics • Right Thought and Right Speech • Looking with the Eyes of Compassion • Deep Listening and Loving Speech • Being...

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Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed Thich Nhat Hanh has taught four generations of Buddhist monks and nuns in Vietnam and the West as well as thousands of lay practitioners.

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Some of our favorite spiritual practices for children here are Lazy Day, Pebble Meditation, Sending Wishes at the Start and End of Each Day, Hugging Meditation, The Two Promises Practice, Eating with Compassion, Asking Nature's Permission, Contentment, and Feeling Cards.

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In this early work by poet, Zen master, and peacemaker Thich Nhat Hanh, he teaches us the essentials of practicing peace in a violent, restless, and troubled world.

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"Spiritual intimacy with your partner," writes Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk, poet, scholar, and human rights activist, "helps create emotional intimacy and makes your physical intimacy more fulfilling.

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To seal the deal of weight loss the authors share "A Mission Statement for Healthy Weight and Well-Being."

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Thich Nhat Hanh adds his thoughts about cultivating the seeds of peace, dealing with anger, fostering reconciliation, walking the path of nonviolent resistance, and creating a people's peace treaty.

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Here is a list of the Fourteen Mindfulness Trainings: • Openness • Nonattachment from Views • Freedom of Thought • Awareness of Suffering • Simple Healthy Living • Dealing with Anger • Dwelling Happily in the Present Moment • Community and Communication • Truthful and Loving Spe...

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Poet, Zen master, and peacemaker Thich Nhat Hanh uses Buddhist teachings on the Four Immeasurable Minds — love, compassion, joy, and equanimity — as a frame for all that follows.

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Thich Nhat Hanh also presents concrete examples of "peace treaties" we can make with ourselves: beginning anew, a practice of reconciliation and renewal, a peace treaty for couples, a wonderful wallet reminder practice to keep love and compassion alive in our relationships, and much more.

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King, a recently retired professor of philosophy and religion, sees in Merton and Thich Nhat Hanh "a new kind of spirituality that I believe may be the best hope for religious renewal in our day."

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Here is one of several poems in the book by Thich Nhat Hanh: .

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This glorious, down-to-earth, and practical book draws together all the practices the Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh has developed over the past 60 years as a teacher and Zen master.

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Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk who has written many books and is included in our Living Spiritual Teachers Project.

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They have been touched by this spiritual teacher's special gift for living fully in the present moment and practicing peace.

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It becomes clear that all of them are diligent practitioners of meditation and attentiveness as taught and incarnated in Thich Nhat Hanh.

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Through his more than 20 books and his frequent retreats, this widely respected spiritual teacher has tutored people from all religious traditions about the art of living mindfully in the present moment, practicing compassion, and achieving peace in personal relationships and societal structures.

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Psych Central

However, give all those kids a job to do–like eating a bowl of chocolate ice cream with whipped cream and sprinkles–and you’ve succeeded at carving out a bigger chunk of quiet time.

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