The Miracle of Mindfulness, Gift Edition: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation (Hardcover)

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This book should be required reading for all human beings. “People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child—our own two eyes. All is a miracle.”  Stay present my friends, and remember to try and treat every person, place, and thing you encounter in this life with a sense of love and wonder.

— Peter

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A new gift edition of the classic guide to meditation and mindfulness, featuring archival photography and beautiful calligraphy by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Miracle of Mindfulness is a classic guide to meditation that has introduced generations of readers to the life-changing beauty of mindful awareness. Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercise as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness. From washing the dishes to answering the phone to peeling an orange, he reminds us that each moment holds within it an opportunity to work toward greater self-understanding and peacefulness. This gift edition features Thich Nhat Hanh’s inspiring calligraphy, photographs from his travels around the world, and a revised afterword.

About the Author


Thich Nhat Hanh is a global spiritual leader, poet, and peace activist, revered around the world for his powerful teachings and best-selling writings on mindfulness and peace.

Praise For…


“Thich Nhat Hanh’s ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity.”
—Martin Luther King Jr.

“One of the best available introductions to the wisdom and beauty of meditation practice.”
New Age Journal

“Thich Nhat Hanh writes with the voice of the Buddha.”
—Sogyal Rinpoche


Product Details
ISBN: 9780807064900
ISBN-10: 0807064904
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: October 25th, 2016
Pages: 168
Language: English