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Body and Mind Are One: A Training in Mindfulness Thich Nhat Hanh

Body and Mind Are One: A Training in Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh

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ISBN : 9781604078541
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An Unparalleled Training in Mindfulness with Thich Nhat HanhWhen your body and mind work together as one, you are fully and naturally present in the moment. This is the essence of mindfulness practice allowing us to touch the wonders of life in the... MoreAn Unparalleled Training in Mindfulness with Thich Nhat HanhWhen your body and mind work together as one, you are fully and naturally present in the moment. This is the essence of mindfulness practice allowing us to touch the wonders of life in the here and now. Body and Mind Are One is at once a practical teaching series covering fundamental Buddhist principles for a joyful life and a living transmission of insight from beloved Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, who has practiced, shared, and lived this profound wisdom for over seven decades.Your Breath: The Bridge between Mind and BodyIn our hectic modern world, many of us race from one to-do to the next, planning this and worrying about that. Thoughts and unconscious habits often consume us, numbing us to our true experience and to the suffering we create for ourselves and those around us. The Buddha taught how to break this cycle and come home to our bodies and to the wonders of life found only in the present moment. Your breath is the key. On Body and Mind Are One, Thich Nhat Hanh teaches you the Buddhas exercises for using your breath to cease internal conflict, release tension and anxiety, and become aware of the conditions for happiness and freedom that are always available.The Greatest of All MiraclesThrough mindfulness, teaches Thich Nhat Hanh, we can recognize the miracle of being alive, and that is the greatest of all miracles. Experience the wise and healing presence of this unsurpassed teacher, as breath by breath, you follow his simple guidance into what he calls, The Pure Land of the Buddha, the Kingdom of God, in the here and the now.Highlights: The life-changing energies of mindfulness, concentration, and insightYour presence, the greatest gift you can offer the worldBeing there: the first aim of meditationThe meaning of emptiness, impermanence, and interbeingTouching the Buddha within youTransforming discrimination, fear, anger, and other inner afflictionsKarma as actions of thought, speech, and bodyThe Buddhas exercises for mindful breathingHow to nourish the seeds of compassion and lovingkindness within youThe Five Mindfulness Trainings as concrete guidelines for reducing suffering and increasing our happiness and true freedomCourse Objectives: Summarize and practice the Buddhas exercises for mindful breathingDefine the meaning of emptiness, impermanence, and interbeingDiscuss the life-changing energies of mindfulness, concentration, and insightPractice touching the Buddha within you nourishing the seeds of compassion and lovingkindnessDefine the Five Mindfulness Trainings as concrete guidelines for reducing suffering and increasing happiness and true freedom