The Energy of Prayer

How to Deepen Your Spiritual Practice: Easyread Large Bold Edition

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1427090335

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 132

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Making Space

Creating a Home Meditation Practice

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Parallax Press

ISBN: 1937006077

Category: Religion

Page: 96

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Find peace and calm amid the busyness of your life with this new book by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Designed to be both inspiration and guidebook for those new to mindfulness practice, Making Space offers easy-to-follow instructions for setting up a breathing room, listening to a bell, sitting, breathing, and walking meditations, and cooking and eating a meal in mindfulness. Whether you live alone or with a family, this beautifully illustrated book can help you create a sense of retreat and sanctuary at home.
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Work

How to Find Joy and Meaning in Each Hour of the Day

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Parallax Press

ISBN: 1937006204

Category: Religion

Page: 120

View: 7258

"We all need to Chop Wood and Carry Water". In Thich Nhat Hanh's latest teachings on how to use applied Buddhism in daily life, he looks at how we deal with workplace scenarios, handle home and family responsibilities, and endure traffic jams and other challenges of modern life. By carefully examining our everyday choices he encourages us to become a lotus in a muddy world by building mindful communities, learning about compassionate living, and come to an understanding of our inert "Buddha nature." Part-time Buddha aims at contributing to new models of leadership and doing business, but is also full of life-coaching advise and finding our true happiness"--
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Without Buddha I Could not be a Christian

Author: Paul F. Knitter

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

ISBN: 1780742487

Category: Religion

Page: 264

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Being a Christian isn’t easy. Sustaining belief without any doubts for one’s entire life is a very rare accomplishment. Indeed, many would say that examining one’s faith at least once is a central part of the Christian condition. In this landmark work, esteemed theologian Paul Knitter explains the unique path that he took to overcome his doubts, becoming a stronger Christian in the process. Honest and unflinching, Without Buddha I Could not be a Christian narrates each common spiritual dilemma that Knitter has struggled with and explains how a Buddhist worldview has allowed him to resolve each one. From the ‘petitioning’ nature of Christian prayer to how Christianity views life after death, Knitter argues that a Buddhist standpoint can help inspire a more person-centred conception of Christianity, where individual religious experience comes first, and liturgy and tradition second. Moving and revolutionary, this book will inspire Christians everywhere.
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Going Home

Jesus and Buddha as Brothers

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781573228305

Category: Religion

Page: 202

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A respected Buddhist teacher, a Vietnamese monk, explores the nature of modern humankind's spiritual displacement, offers a joyful discussion of the roots of Christianity and Buddhism, and builds an affirmative and revitalizing dialogue between the two faiths. Reprint.
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Healing Words

The Power of Prayer and the Practice of Medicine

Author: Larry Dossey

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062109707

Category: Religion

Page: 320

View: 3279

Proving prayer to be as valid and vital a healing tool as drugs or surgery, the bestselling author of Meaning & Medicine and Recovering the Soul offers a bold integration of science and spirituality.
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Space, Time, & Medicine

Author: Larry Dossey

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780394710914

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 248

View: 5583

Draws on the author's own practice of internal medicine, the medical journals, and new views of physical reality to build a startlingly new model of human life, illness, and health
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Silence

The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: HarperOne

ISBN: 9780062224705

Category: Religion

Page: 240

View: 8572

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 in the most chaotic places. This gift of silence doesn't require hours upon hours of silent meditation or an existing practice of any kind. Through careful breathing and mindfulness techniques he teaches us how to become truly present in the moment, to recognize the beauty surrounding us, and to find harmony. With mindfulness comes stillness—and the silence we need to come back to ourselves and discover who we are and what we truly want, the keys to happiness and well-being.
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Fear

Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the Storm

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062123815

Category: Religion

Page: 176

View: 3006

“Written in words so intimate, calm, kind, and immediate, this extraordinary book feels like a message from our very own heart….Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most important voices of our time, and we have never needed to listen to him more than now.” —Sogyal Rinpoche Fear is destructive, a pervasive problem we all face. Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar, peace activist, and one of the foremost spiritual leaders in the world—a gifted teacher who was once nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King Jr.—Thich Nhat Hanh has written a powerful and practical strategic guide to overcoming our debilitating uncertainties and personal terrors. The New York Times said Hanh, “ranks second only to the Dalai Lama” as the Buddhist leader with the most influence in the West. In Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting through the Storm, Hanh explores the origins of our fears, illuminating a path to finding peace and freedom from anxiety and offering powerful tools to help us eradicate it from our lives
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Living Buddha, Living Christ

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh,David Steindl-Rast,Elaine Pagels

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781594482397

Category: Religion

Page: 218

View: 7935

A Vietnamese monk and Buddhist teacher explores the common ground of Christianity and Buddhism on such subjects as compassion and holiness, and offers inspiration to believers in both religions.
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The Universe Has Your Back

Transform Fear to Faith

Author: Gabrielle Bernstein

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 1401952011

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 200

View: 2070

In her latest book, The Universe Has Your Back, New York Times best-selling author Gabrielle Bernstein teaches readers how to transform their fear into faith in order to live a divinely guided life. Each story and lesson in the book guides readers to release the blocks to what they most long for: happiness, security and clear direction. The lessons help readers relinquish the need to control so they can relax into a sense of certainty and freedom. Readers will learn to stop chasing life and truly live. Making the shift from fear to faith will give readers a sense of power in a world that all too often makes them feel utterly powerless. When the tragedies of the world seem overwhelming, this book will help guide them back to their true power. Gabrielle says, “My commitment with this book is to wake up as many people as possible to their connection to faith and joy. In that connection, we can be guided to our true purpose: to be love and spread love. These words can no longer be cute buzz phrases that we merely post on social media. Rather, these words must be our mission. The happiness, safety, and security we long for lies in our commitment to love. ” When readers follow this path, they ’ll begin to feel a swell of energy move through them. They will find strength when they are down, synchronicity and support when they ’re lost, safety in the face of uncertainty, and joy when they are otherwise in pain. Follow the secrets revealed in this book to unleash the presence of your power and know always that The Universe Has Your Back.
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Joyfully Together

The Art of Building a Harmonious Community

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Parallax Press

ISBN: 9781935209164

Category: Religion

Page: 112

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Joyfully Together contains a wealth of ideas, thoughts, and practical suggestions on how to live happily with other people. The wisdom in this book draws from ancient Buddhist traditions to solve conflicts large and small. Thich Nhat Hanh explores the spiritual, emotional, and practical aspects of developing a community for life. He shows how using nonviolent communication can resolve difficulties and nurture a sense of peace and reconciliation in all of our relationships. The practical insight he shares in this book is easily adaptable for use by families, religious communities, cities, and even the United Nations.
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Yoga Beyond the Mat

How to Make Yoga Your Spiritual Practice

Author: Alanna Kaivalya

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738749710

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 264

View: 5998

While many people engage in asana, or posture practice, yoga’s true magic lies in its spiritual and psychological transformation. Yoga Beyond the Mat shows you how to develop a personal, holistic yoga lifestyle so you can achieve lasting and permanent transformation. Join Alanna Kaivalya as she explores a complete range of yoga practices, including: removing obstacles appreciating the present moment balancing the chakras healing childhood wounds creating your own rituals working with the hero’s journey transforming your archetypal energy Through ritual, Eastern meditation techniques, journaling, and other spiritual practices, this book provides techniques for allowing the ego to rest, giving modern day yogis what they have been missing—the realization of personal bliss.
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The Art of Living

Peace and Freedom in the Here and Now

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062434721

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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In troubled times, there is an urgency to understand ourselves and our world. We have so many questions, and they tug at us night and day, consciously and unconsciously. In this important volume Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh——one of the most revered spiritual leaders in the world today——reveals an art of living in mindfulness that helps us answer life’s deepest questions and experience the happiness and freedom we desire. Thich Nhat Hanh presents, for the first time, seven transformative meditations that open up new perspectives on our lives, our relationships and our interconnectedness with the world around us. Based on the last full talks before his sudden hospitalization, and drawing on intimate examples from his own life, Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how these seven meditations can free us to live a happy, peaceful and active life, and face ageing and dying with curiosity and joy and without fear. Containing the essence of the Buddha’s teachings and Thich Nhat Hanh’s poignant, timeless, and clarifying prose, The Art of Living provides a spiritual dimension to our lives. This is not an effort to escape life or to dwell in a place of bliss outside of this world. Instead, this path will allow us to discover where we come from and where we are going. And most of all, it will generate happiness, understanding, and love, so we can live deeply in each moment of our life, right where we are.
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Prayer

Our Deepest Longing

Author: Ronald Rolheiser

Publisher: Franciscan Media

ISBN: 1616366575

Category: Religion

Page: 78

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Prayer: Our Deepest Longing looks at the issues facing people of faith in today’s culture, and offers a way of more effectively dealing with them by seeking out opportunities for prayer. With simple, down-to-earth language, Rolheiser illustrates the importance of prayer and offers techniques on how to pray, using examples from daily life, Scripture, and contemporary writers. He delves into the places that we fear to go with our issues about prayer, encouraging us with gentle kindness and words of hope and inspiration. The book is divided into five sections. 1. Why Pray? Illustrates the purposes and benefits of prayer for ourselves, as well as for the broader Catholic community and even the world. 2. Why Is It so Hard? Notes how our contemporary culture conspires against taking time out for solitude and prayer, and how our own ego—with its fears, restlessness, and narcissism—can work against developing a deeper relationship with God through prayer. 3. What Is Prayer? Outlines the two basic types of prayer, that is, affective (personal) and priestly (for the world). This section also notes the many ways or methods for each type of prayer, such as meditation, contemplation, the divine office, the Mass, and Scripture. 4. Sticking with It When It Gets Hard. This section covers the development of mature prayer, discussing ways to pray in times of boredom, disillusionment, crisis, helplessness, or after a loved one’s death. 5. Mysticism. Here we learn about this increasingly popular form of intimate relationship with God. There will be a leader’s guide for this book, making it an ideal resource for use with prayer groups, small faith communities, and retreats. This is a book for all manner of believer, whether your faith is solidly rooted in Catholicism, wavering between the Christianity of childhood and non-participatory faith as an adult, or just not sure what you believe—or whether you believe at all. It addresses topics that typify our culture, such as narcissism, pragmatism, efficiency, and self-gratification, and that work against a healthy spiritual life. Finally, the book takes us to a place of contact and comfort, in relationship not only with God but with our true selves as well.
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Reconciliation

Healing the Inner Child

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Parallax Press

ISBN: 1935209647

Category: Self-Help

Page: 184

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Offers ways that mindfulness, focused breathing and meditation can help bring healing and release for people suffering from childhood trauma. By the best-selling author of The World We Have. Original.
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The Path of Centering Prayer

Deepening Your Experience of God

Author: David Frenette

Publisher: Sounds True

ISBN: 1604078944

Category: Contemplation

Page: N.A

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In the teachings of Jesus, there are prayers, and then there is prayer-the silent, loving communion with the divine, beyond words or ritual. With Father Thomas Keating's book Open Mind, Open Heart, hundreds of thousands discovered the transformative power of Centering Prayer as a form of Christian meditation. Now, with The Path of Centering Prayer, Keating's senior student, friend, and advisor David Frenette reveals the profound depths of this practice, making it easier for meditators to deepen their connection with God.Beginning and experienced practitioners alike will benefit from this fresh voice, at once eloquent and clear, as they explore: The key insights and principles of Centering Prayer Guided instruction in the sacred word, sacred breath, and sacred glance practices Gentleness and openness: the way of letting go and letting be Experiencing a deeper sense of God in meditation and in everyday life Many other contemplative practices and teachings founded upon the wisdom of Fathers Thomas Keating and Thomas MertonHas your spiritual path grown routine or unfulfilling, or is it at a crossroads for new discovery? For all Christians who seek to move closer into the presence of the divine, The Path of Centering Prayer offers guidance in this rewarding and time-honored meditation practice, to help break through obstacles and illuminate the way.
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Buddha Mind, Buddha Body

Easyread Large Bold Edition

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh,Rachel Neumann

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1427092923

Category: Religion

Page: 221

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Teachings on Love

Easyread Edition

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1427092982

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 204

View: 7483

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Happiness

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 9781458711441

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: N.A

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Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh's key teaching is that through mindfulness, we can learn to live in the present moment and develop a sense of peace. Accessible to those new to Buddhist teachings as well as more experienced practitioners, Happiness is the only book that collects all practices adapted and developed by Thich Nhat Hanh in his more than 60 years as a Buddhist monk and teacher. With sections on Daily Practice, Relationships, Physical Practices, Mindful Eating, and Practicing with Children, Happiness is a comprehensive guide to living our daily lives with full awareness, whether we are working, eating, parenting, driving, walking, or simply sitting and breathing. Thich Nhat Hanh says, ''Enjoy your practice with a relaxed and gentle attitude, with an open mind and receptive heart.... Joy and happiness are available to you in the here and now.''
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