The Miracle of Mindfulness

Written by Thich Nhat Hanh

OPL BOOK SUMMARY:  Reading The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh is like receiving letters from a wise friend about how to introduce mindfulness into your busy, stressful life. The book evolved from letters that Nhat Hanh wrote to Brother Quang to encourage workers during a dark time in Vietnam. These personal and direct letters became this accessible introduction to meditation.  While originally published in 1975, today its messages and practices continue to inspire people around the world.

The book has been translated from the original Vietnamese and has readers on every continent in the world. Hanh has written more than 100 books, which have sold millions of copies in the United States alone.

Treat yourself with this book. Then begin your mindfulness journey guided by this Zen master.  Try the many practical exercises from deep breathing to washing dishes; to helping a child with homework; to contemplating interconnectedness; to liberating yourself from narrow views;to just a simple smile.  Let your meditation practice bring you to greater understanding and peacefulness.

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