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Publisher's Summary

In this beautifully written book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to acquire the skills of mindfulness. Once we have these skills, we can slow our lives down and discover how to live in the moment - even simple acts like washing the dishes or drinking a cup of tea may be transformed into acts of meditation.

Thich Nhat Hanh's gentle anecdotes and practical exercises help us to arrive at greater self-understanding and peacefulness, whether we are beginners or advanced students. Irrespective of our particular religious beliefs, we can begin to reap the immense benefits that meditation has been scientifically proven to offer. We can all learn how to be mindful and experience the miracle of mindfulness for ourselves.

©2017 Thich Nhat Hanh (P)2017 Random House Audiobooks

Critic Reviews

"The Father of Mindfulness." ( Irish Times)
"The first book to awaken a mainstream readership to the subject of mindfulness - a testimony to the power of Thich Nhat Hanh's elegant and profound teaching." (Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Full Catastrophe Living)
"Shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth." (His Holiness the Dalai Lama)

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Beyond mundane words

If your journey within has begun, this is your absolute essential. Thich Nhat Hanh is a touchstone monk who has transformed millions of lives. This book is one from his massive treasures. From a state of trying to being everywhere, one goes to the state of "nowhere" and the same letters juggled would read "here and now". An evolving experience is what one can label this book as.

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Ultimate guide to mindfulness.

the clearly gives practical ways of observing mindfulness and it is simple yet effective thank you thich naht hanh

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Good listen

Few chapters were interesting and very useful. Others got a bit tedious. Esp they ones about the author

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very effective

This book provides a deep seated meaning and also a approach of calmness in being mindful..its cleared all those mental blocks that where present in o ur daily life.I really felt very serene and rejuvenated

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Narration would have been better

Good one in the beginning and later on lost traction. Felt like some Machine Reading the book .

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Good book on Meditation and Mindfulness

Need to attached to the subject for completing the book.Exercises on breathing and Mindfulness are good to follow .

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good

good reading or listening for mindful life .awaken your life by this book.nice reading recommend.

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loved it. great book on mindfulness meditation

whether you are trying to start meditation or already a practitioner, it is useful for both.

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It’s a miracle

I have heard this book a few years back, but after attaining a certain level of understanding about life the same words turned out to be so profound that I am spellbound. The ultimate truth is that everything is available for our perusal the only requirement is to be mindful about it.

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A must listen for meditation practioners

Provide way to mindfulness from beginning. The journey of finding more peace will certainly be easier with Thich Nhat Hanh words of wisdom. Last few chapters although would have been better if summarised rather than reading from word to word as the initial texts has lot of repetition of words.

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  • Rudi Bihr
  • 18-02-19

Very interesting, but will read again

Good tips to better control your reactions. Nice breathing techniques to help beat stress. Live better, forgive and master yourself.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-07-17

Timeless Wisdom

Gentle but insistent, Thay imparts his timeless wisdom. Big ideas in simple language, beautifully voiced by John Sackville, this is an audio book that I will listen to again and again.

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  • Lukey Madman Tolley
  • 04-11-18

Mindfulness Meditation

Brilliant Book. very Intresting. very in depth Mindfulness. i would most definitely Recommend Reading. Thank You.

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  • Nikolas S.
  • 20-06-19

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this is the perfect initiation and great guide as an outline for the principles of meditation

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  • kyran
  • 03-02-20

Starts off great...

Starts off great and easy going, easy to follow. As it goes on.. it just goes on... I understand what it’s about and what the message is. But towards the end it just doesn’t seem to be as focused as it was towards the start.

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  • Mrs A.
  • 23-10-19

Enjoyed this but not my favourite Mindfulness book

I enjoyed this and think Thich Nhat Hanh is wonderful however i found myself getting a bit bored listening to the last couple hours of this audio book. There are some brilliant gems and inspiring nuggets within but in my opinion the presentation of this book is a bit lacklustre when compared to books like Eckhart Tolle’s The Power Of Now and A New Earth.

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  • Anthony Grimes
  • 02-11-17

Excellent title

Brilliant insight into mindfulness would highly recommend this to anyone interested in taking this pathway to help them cope

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  • 18-01-21

Beautiful book

I love this book. Thank you so much for sharing this gift. Highly recommend the book

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-09-20

Touched the subconscious!

Simply communicated. Yet understood on a deeper level. A fabulous book for the beginner on their spiritual journey. Although a pleasant reminder to those further along their path..of the simplest truths...sometimes forgotten...it's always a wonder being brought back to the foundation of any practice. I find myself..half smiling...often throughout my day as Thich Naht voice resonates in my mind.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-07-20

Very helpful

I really love the book. It's helpful for the guidelines. It allows me to learn more about the meditation.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-07-20

Peaceful and reflective

This book has given me some great tips to live by and I've begun doing the one day a week of mindfulness and feel it's benefits already. This isn't my first book by Thich Nhat Hanh and didn't find it as impactful as some of his others. But it's lessons are as important nonetheless. I do find he repeats himself within his books, but I suppose it's to drive the lessons home. Highly recommend if you're interested in mindfulness.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-08-18

Powerful contents.

Enlightening book. Probably heavy for a first timer looking into mindfulness but amazing for someone wanting to understand it more deeply.

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  • aifer
  • 16-09-20

A True Awakening

Loved it, provided many concepts to meditate on. A must listen for anyone on the path of meditation.

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  • Stellios
  • 16-10-20

It was okay but not my type

I am into mindfulness, having a positive outlook on life and enjoying the now but for some reason I did not like the delivery of this book. Wasn’t the feel good stuff I was looking for and it may have been too slow or stale for me as well. Hate to give this type of review but I finished the book and didn’t really enjoy it. I really enjoy Eckart Tolle’s books