How to Sit by Thich Nhat HanhHow to Sit by Thich Nhat Hanh

How to Sit

byThich Nhat Hanh

Paperback | March 7, 2014

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The first book in the Mindfulness Essentials Series by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, How to Sit offers clear, simple directions and inspiration for anyone wanting to explore mindfulness meditation. In short, single-paragraph chapters, Nhat Hanh shares detailed instructions, guided breathing exercises and visualizations, as well as his own personal stories and insights. This pocket-sized book is perfect for those brand new to sitting meditation as well as for those looking to deepen their spiritual practice.

With sumi ink drawings by Jason DeAntonis.
Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most revered Zen teachers in the world today. His best-selling books include Be Free Where You Are and Peace of Mind. He lives in Plum Village in southwest France. Nhat Hanh has been teaching the art of mindful living for more than 70 years. Jason DeAntonis is an award-winning Bay Area artist, known for hi...
Title:How to SitFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 6.03 × 4 × 0.34 inPublished:March 7, 2014Publisher:Parallax PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1937006581

ISBN - 13:9781937006587

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful way to kick start your meditation practice Straight forward, easy to put into action advice from the author. Reading a couple of pages a day is enough to keep you inspired and encourage daily practice.
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Inspirational book. I really enjoyed this book. Was a very clear and interesting read. Easy and helpful guided meditations. Well worth the money.
Date published: 2015-01-13

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BODY, MIND, AND BREATHIn our daily lives, our attention is dispersed. Our body is in one place, our breath is ignored, and our mind is wandering. As soon as we pay attention to our breath, as we breathe in, these three things—body, breath, and mind—come together. This can happen in just one or two seconds. You come back to yourself. Your awareness brings these three elements together, and you become fully pres¬ent in the here and the now. You are taking care of your body, you are taking care of your breath, and you are taking care of your mind.From the Boxed Set edition.

Editorial Reviews

The Mindfulness Essentials have appeared on each of the Regional Independent Bookstore Trade Association bestseller lists in 2015: GLIBA Great Lakes MIBA Midwest MPIBA Mountains and Plains NAIBA New Atlantic NCIBA Northern California NEIBA New England PNBA Pacific Northwest SCIBA Southern California SIBA the South as well as the NPR Bestseller list, the San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller list, the Boston Globe Bestseller list, the LA Times Bestseller List and the extended New York Times Bestseller List. They’ve been featured in Brain Pickings and the Utne among many other websites.From the Boxed Set edition.