Planting Seeds Thich Nhat Hanh

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Planting Seeds Thich Nhat Hanh Book Title: Planting Seeds : Practicing Mindfulness with Children Author: Thich Nhat Hanh (Edited by Chan Chau Nghiem) Publisher: Parallax Press Year Published: 2011 Pages: 238 Paperback Price: $19.38     This book is written by renowned Buddhist teacher and activist Thich Nhat Hanh.  Born in Vietnam, he is the author of more than 100 books on Buddhism.  He lives in a community called Plum Village in France, and travels worldwide leading retreats on the art of mindful living.   Book Summary This book contains a lot of background information and practical easy-to-follow exercises that … Continue reading

Right Mindfulness in Buddhism – The Seventh Spoke

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Right Mindfulness in Buddhism – The Seventh Spoke of the Wheel The next principle of the Eight-fold Path is called Right Mindfulness which is “samma sati” in the Indian Pali language.  This can be translated in a number of ways: “Right memory”, “right awareness”, “right attention” but it’s important to keep in mind that the word “right” actually translates to “skillful”, “realistic”, “authentic” in the sense that we are performing an action that is conducive to the attainment of enlightenment. Defining Right Mindfulness What is Right Mindfulness in Buddhism?  Simply put it refers to being aware of our body and … Continue reading