Nhat Hanh discusses the value and meaning of each precept, offering insights into the role that it could play in our changing society. The Five Mindfulness Trainings offer a path to restoring meaning and value in our world, whether called virtues, ethics, moral conduct, or precepts they are guidelines for living without bringing harm to others. Martin Luther King, Jr. He is author of more than one hundred books, and is one of the best known Buddhist teachers in the world today. He lives at Plum Village, his meditation center in France, and travels worldwide, leading retreats on the art of mindful living.
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Deepak Chopra the other day, he suggested that we press our "pause button" instead of responding immediately when we get What is "mindfulness"? Deepak Chopra the other day, he suggested that we press our "pause button" instead of responding immediately when we get some stimulus. I felt terribly unhappy all the time before I started practice yoga and meditation, because my focus in everyday life was on both worrying about my future and getting trapped in the past.
I am grateful that I feel happier since I started practicing mindfulness a year ago. I love meditation, so I practice it both every morning and every night. This book introduces several kinds of meditation: I will focus on these three kinds of meditation from now on. One of the most interesting teachings in this book is about "fast. Oct 08, Sian Lile-Pastore rated it really liked it Shelves: Don't know what to write about this book other than I felt super calm and possibly a better person?
Jul 30, Katy Benway rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is my third Thich Nhat Hanh book and perhaps my favorite. I read one chapter a day so I could better digest and contemplate the beauty of each training. I found myself meditating on each practice throughout my day.
The second half of the book is a wonderful glimpse at the ethical traditions of the world. I love the respect with which Hanh treats each tradition, and the truth he looks for in every ethical system. His treatment of each gave me greater clarity and understanding of human behavio This is my third Thich Nhat Hanh book and perhaps my favorite. His treatment of each gave me greater clarity and understanding of human behavior.
One of the things I admire most about Buddhism is its commitment to practice, and that's just what this book provides--practices.
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Just reading TNH brings me the things he hopes to lead readers to: I will read this book again and again and again as I strive toward greater mindfulness in my daily existence. Sep 05, Francisca Painhas rated it really liked it Shelves: Interesting and short book focused on the very basis of mindfulness. Very practical approach Also includes some interesting views and definitions on global ethics. Dec 11, Betsy Ng rated it really liked it.
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Had enjoyed reading this small book. Though small, it is sufficient and indeed a survival kit towards mindfulness. Mindfulness is the practice of self-awareness and being in the present. The key elements in this book is the five mindfulness training and the essence of a global ethnic. The first mindfulness training is reverence for life; second is true happiness; third is true love; fourth is deep listening and loving speech; and fifth is nourishment and healing.
To me, these five components are Had enjoyed reading this small book. To me, these five components are essential important but not easy to put into good practice.
The part that I enjoyed the most is the comparison of ethical traditions that really opens up my mind and heart hopefully. It is important to appreciate the art of mindfulness in this book through understanding and the science of mindfulness through practice. Hopefully I am able to get hold this book again and obtain a new perspective or fresh insights through a second reading. Oct 20, Nadya rated it it was amazing Shelves: And if you have been meditating or doing something similar for a while, this will probably not be a very enlightening book.
But it reads easy and is a very good starting point. Nov 21, T. Clearly written, excellent foundation book. Jul 28, Sortal rated it it was amazing Shelves: Definitely sticks to the essentials - short and clear sections regarding Western religion and philosophy, worth re-reading. Nov 22, Carol rated it liked it. Don't usually respond to TNH but liked this one - has a quickie summation of ethical traditions near the end that was of interest too.
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I am very happy and relax when i read the nice book! Aug 01, Kate Lawrence rated it really liked it Shelves: In this helpful guide, the Five Mindfulness Trainings known as the Five Precepts in other Buddhist traditions are thoroughly explained, with practices given for each. The last half of the book presents a number of ethical traditions, describing and comparing them with each other. The book closes with a summary of Buddhist ethics in simple terms, making sure that the reader understands relevant terms and concepts.
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This practical volume can serve as both a reference guide and a source of encoura In this helpful guide, the Five Mindfulness Trainings known as the Five Precepts in other Buddhist traditions are thoroughly explained, with practices given for each. This practical volume can serve as both a reference guide and a source of encouragement. Dec 07, Morgan Penberthy rated it it was amazing. Mindfulness can sometimes seem like this daunting thing that we "have" to do, but don't have a clue as to how we start to do it.
This book so eloquently and simply shares examples for how we can bring mindfulness into our everyday lives. I've always been a fan of Thich Nhat Hanh, but this is probably one of his most simple, beautiful, and Western-friendly texts. While I've practiced mindfulness and meditation for almost 10 years now, this book is a wonderful refresher and simple reminder of the Mindfulness can sometimes seem like this daunting thing that we "have" to do, but don't have a clue as to how we start to do it.
While I've practiced mindfulness and meditation for almost 10 years now, this book is a wonderful refresher and simple reminder of the small ways in which we can live our lives more mindfully. Jun 16, Diane rated it it was amazing. I used this book as a morning meditation read, and it was phenomenal.
Explained very well the five mindfulness practices in an easy to read and understandable format. It made me think every day on what I should be changing or doing in my life, providing me with a challenge for the day. It's brought me inner peace and just a great start to my mornings. Will be reading more from this author and visiting his monastery in Escondido for a mindfulness walk and possible retreat! Aug 19, Billie Cotterman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Another excellent guide to meditation.