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The Miracle of Mindfulness : A Manual on Meditation
The Miracle of Mindfulness A Manual on Meditation Author:Thich Nhat Hanh This lucid and beautifully written guide to Eastern meditation provides Westerners with a method of learning the skills of mindfulness — of being awake and fully aware. Modern medical developments have shown the positive effects of meditation for psychological and physical health, and the reader will need no particular religious orientation to b... more »enefit from the wisdom of this manual. Thich Nhat Hanh's gentle anecdotes and practical exercises focus the reader's attention on breathing and show that the contexts for being mindful are numerous and close at hand — washing the dishes, answering the telephone, drinking tea. His compassionate spirit and the method of meditation described here will help both beginners and advanced students arrive at greater self-understanding and peacefulness.