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    This moment is the gateway to enlightenment. It is the only moment we have to be joyful, mindful, and awake. The key is to be there for yourself--to learn to be fully present in your life. This, Thich Nhat Hanh explains, is the heart of Buddhist practice. In this introduction to the practice of presence, the beloved Buddhist teacher provides indispensable insight on the essentials of Buddhist thought and offers a range of simple, everyday practices for cultivating mindfulness. These teachings empower us to witness the wonder of life and transform our suffering, both within us and around us, into compassion, tenderness, and peace--not in some long and hard struggle, but in this very...read more

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    Immer mehr Leute haben immer weniger Zeit, doch das Bedürfnis nach Hilfe und Orientierung wächst. Die Reihe Argon Essentials richtet sich an genau diese Hörer. Sie präsentiert wichtige Titel aus dem Programm von Argon Balance in einer Kurzfassung: ihrer Essenz. Knapp und auf den Punkt gebracht. Die Folgen seelischer Verletzungen in der Kindheit wie Angst, Einsamkeit, Wut oder Trauer blockieren unser inneres Wachstum bis heute. Thich Nhat Hanh zeigt in diesem Hörbuchklassiker, wie wichtig es ist, als Erwachsener zu dem verwundeten inneren Kind Kontakt aufzunehmen und es zu...read more

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    Drawing on the story of a Zen student asking his teacher for his most advanced teaching, Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh shares his own experiences on how to take care of sadness, anger, loss, injustice, and how to transform the seeds of suffering we have inherited from past generations. Using examples and often humorous stories, this classic talk offers concrete practices and contains the teachings found in his best-selling books Transformation and Healing, Anger, and...read more

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    Love might not be what we think it is. We all seek the happiness that comes from loving and being loved, yet we often find ourselves dissatisfied in our relationships and unable to grasp the cause. Thich Nhat Hanh here shows the way to overcome our recurrent obstacles to love--by learning to be mindful, open, and present with ourselves and others. As he explains, 'training is needed in order to love properly; and to be able to give happiness and joy, you must practice deep looking directed toward the person you love. Because if you do not understand this person, you cannot love properly. Understanding is the essence of love.' This quintessential guide to loving also introduces the four...read more

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    In this sequel to Being Peace, Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how mindful awareness can help us see the roots of war, violence, substance abuse, and social alienation. Touching Peace offers a compelling vision for rebuilding...read more

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    Grounded in the Buddhist practices of mindfulness and compassion, this handbook of meditations and reflections offers techniques for diffusing anger, conquering fear, and cultivating love.Distilled from the pages of his bestselling works, Taming the Tiger Within is a handbook of meditations, analogies, and reflections that offer pragmatic techniques for diffusing anger, converting fear, and cultivating love in every arena of life-a wise and exquisite guide for bringing harmony and healing to one's life and relationships. Acclaimed scholar, peace activist, and Buddhist master revered by people of all faiths, Thich Nhat Hanh has inspired millions worldwide with his insight into the human...read more

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    The Zen master and one of the world's most beloved teachers returns with a concise, practical guide to understanding and developing our most powerful inner resource—silence—to help us find happiness, purpose, and peace. Many people embark on a seemingly futile search for happiness, running as if there is somewhere else to get to, when the world they live in is full of wonder. To be alive is a miracle. Beauty calls to us every day, yet we rarely are in the position to listen. To hear the call of beauty and respond to it, we need silence. Silence shows us how to find and maintain our equanimity amid the barrage of noise. Thich Nhat Hanh guides us on a path to cultivate calm even...read more

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    We can spend a lot of time looking for happiness when the world right around us is full of wonder. But our hearts and minds are so full of noise that we can’t always hear the call of life and love. To hear that call and respond to it, we need silence. In his beautiful new book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how mindfulness is the practice that stops the noise inside. With gentle anecdotes, simple Buddhist wisdom and practical exercises, he shows us how to live mindfully so that all the internal chatter ceases and we are left with the eloquent sound of silence. Now, at last, we can answer the call of the beauty around us. Through silence, Thich...read more

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    Common sense tells us that to lose weight, we must eat less and exercise more. But somehow we get stalled. We start on a weight-loss program with good intentions but cannot stay on track. Neither the countless fad diets, nor the annual spending of $50 billion on weight loss helps us feel better or lose weight. Too many of us are in a cycle of shame and guilt. We spend countless hours worrying about what we ate or if we exercised enough, blaming ourselves for actions that we can't undo. We are stuck in the past and unable to live in the present—that moment in which we do have the power to make changes in our lives. With Savor, world-renowned Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and Harvard...read more

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    Based on Dharma talks by Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and insights from participants in retreats for healing the inner child, Reconciliation is an exciting contribution to the growing trend of using Buddhist practices to encourage mental health and wellness. Reconciliation focuses on the mindful awareness of our emotions and the healing of our relationships as well as meditations and exercises to acknowledge and transform the hurt that many of us experienced as children. Hanh shows how anger, sadness, and fear can become joy and tranquility by learning to breathe with, explore, meditate, and speak about our strong emotions. Written for a wide audience and accessible to people of all...read more

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    Any adult wishing to plant seeds of peace, relaxation, and awareness in children will find this CD helpful. It is full of wisdom on how to simply be with children and nourish their compassion for themselves and others. The CD has inspiring recordings of all the songs in the book, Planting Seeds, as well as a guided pebble meditation, total relaxation, and children's touching the...read more

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    In the rush of modern life, we tend to lose touch with the peacethat is available in each moment. World-renowned Zen master, spiritual leader,and author Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how to make positive use of the situations that usually pressure and antagonize us. A ringingtelephone can be a signal to call us back to our true selves. Dirty dishes, redlights, and traffic jams are spiritual friends on the path to "mindfulness"-theprocess of keeping our consciousness alive to our present experience andreality. The most profound satisfactions, the deepest feelings of joy andcompleteness lie as close at hand as our next aware breath and the smile we canform right now. Lucidly and beautifully...read more

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    “Among Buddhist leaders influential in the West, Thich Nhat Hanh ranks second only to the Dalai Lama.” —New York Times “Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man…. His ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity.” —Martin Luther King, Jr., nominating Thich Nhat Hanh for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. In this much-anticipated follow-up to his bestselling classic, Peace Is Every Step, Thich Nhat Hanh—one of the most revered spiritual leaders in the world today—offers an insightful guide to living a fuller life. In this deeply insightful meditation, the world-renowned Vietnamese Zen Buddhist master, poet, scholar, and peace...read more

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    Old Path White Clouds presents the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha. Drawn directly from twenty-four Pali, Sanskrit, and Chinese sources, and retold by Thich Nhat Hanh in his inimitably beautiful style, this book traces the Buddha's life slowly and gently over the course of eighty years, partly through the eyes of Svasti, the buffalo boy, and partly through the eyes of the Buddha himself. Old Path White Clouds is destined to become a classic of religious...read more

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    Fans of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Peace is Every Step and Anger, and Deepak Chopra’s Buddha, will appreciate Hanh’s wisdom and storytelling in his novel The Novice, which contains universal themes that transcend all boundaries of faith, creed, country, and era. Through the parable of a young woman who stays true to herself and her faith in the face of adversity, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist master and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh enables readers to embark on their own path of introspection and self-discovery. With his trademark insight, Hanh presents a path to greater awareness of the means to manifest peace both inside oneself and in the world at...read more

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    'Our biggest fear,' says poet and Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, 'is that we will become nothing when we die. If we think that we cease to exist when we die, we have not looked very deeply at ourselves.' It is possible to live every day without being afraid of what happens when we die. Through a close examination of who we are, how we exist, and how we live, we can conquer our fear to live a freer and happier life. Through stories and lucid teachings, Thich Naht Hanh brings peace of mind to a difficult subject, and shows is how to live a happier life, free of...read more

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    In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercises as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness-being awake and fully aware. 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...read more

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    Random House presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh, read by John Sackville. ‘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 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...read more

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    Recorded on location in Plum Village, France, gives an overview of the concrete practices that help bring awareness to our breath, body, and mind in each moment. Members of the monastic and lay community of Thich Nhat Hanh demonstrate and talk about their experience with essential mindfulness practices such as: Sitting and Walking Meditation, Beginning Anew, Deep Listening, Loving Speech, and many...read more

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    Transform any space into a place of peace and calm with this inspiring guide from celebrated Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh. Designed for those new to mindfulness practices, Making Space offers easy-to-follow instructions for setting up a breathing room; listening to a bell; performing sitting, breathing, and walking meditations; and cooking and eating. Whether you live alone or with a family, this beautifully written book can help you create a sense of retreat and sanctuary anywhere at home. “Children, friends, and even our digestive system will benefit from the daily exercises presented in this profound book.”—Michael Stone, author of Awake in the...read more