Thich Nhat Hanh (Free or Read) How to Sit


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How to Sit

Transform Scientific studies indicate that meditation contributes tremendously to well being general health and longevity How to Sit is a uniue gift for those who want a comprehensive yet simple guide to getting started with meditation practice as well as meditators with training in any spiritual tradition who want to be reminded of the foundation of practic Short and simple yet still a little gem of a book

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How to Sit is the first in a new series of how to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh that introduces beginners to and reminds seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice Pocket sized with bold black and white illustrations by Jason DeAntonis How to Sit provides explicit simple directions on the mechanics of posture and breathing along A slim but very helpful book by a spiritual leader I greatly admire Thich Nhat Hanh has written many highly accessible books on spiritual practice and values In a few words he gets to the heart of whatever he is saying about whatever topic he is discussing I always find him both comforting and enlightening Although he talks about the discipline of how to live mindfully and lovingly he does so in a gentle way that reflects the love he praises This book is no exception He helped me to see my practice as a gift something that I am lucky enough to have the time desire and even place although not ideal it s private to do His suggestions were helpful as were the simple exercises he has at the end of the book easy to implement as well as usefulI fi

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With instructions for how best to achieve the awakened relaxed state of clarity to cultivate concentration and compassion Following the instructions Thich Nhat Hanh shares a series of secular guided meditations that help us return to our breath spend some time in the present moment and come home to ourselvesThe function of meditation practice is to heal and I started reading this book with doubts wondering if I would be able to relate with it But having read Fidelity by Thich Nhat Hanh and having loved it I picked this book for reading Surprisingly I was able to relate with it The insight was relatable and followable and it did sort of bring in a sense of peace and calmnessA goodread indeedA lot of ppl these days are interested in MindfulnessBut then if we google Mindfulness and start reading blogs on it over and over again it would be suggested that we should be here and now and not worry and that that is what mindfulness is all about which is completely understandable but not exactly relatableBut then this book sort of tells us how we can do that in little baby stepsI mean it s relatableAnd m

  • Paperback
  • 117
  • How to Sit
  • Thich Nhat Hanh
  • en
  • 22 September 2019
  • 9781937006587

About the Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Thích Nhất Hạnh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk teacher author poet and peace activist who now lives in southwest France where he was in exile for many years Born Nguyễn Xuân Bảo Thích Nhất Hạnh joined a Zen Vietnamese Thiền monastery at the age of 16 and studied Buddhism as a novitiate Upon his ordination as a monk in 1949 he assumed the Dharma name Thích Nhất Hạnh Thích is an honorary



10 thoughts on “How to Sit

  1. says:

    A slim but very helpful book by a spiritual leader I greatly admire Thich Nhat Hanh has written many highly acces

  2. says:

    Slim but powerful I hope to consistently put it to use since I am teeming with habit energy

  3. says:

    Every page contains wisdom that can easily be incorporated into existing or new mindfulness meditation practices This is a gem I wi

  4. says:

    I started reading this book with doubts wondering if I would be able to relate with it But having read Fidelity by Thich Nhat Hanh and having loved it I picked this book for reading Surprisingly I was able to relate with it The insight was relatable and followable and it did sort of bring in a sense of peace and calmnessA goodrea

  5. says:

    Pg 72Weathering the storm of strong emotionsWe can learn to take care of the painful feelings and strong emotio

  6. says:

    Instead of describing sitting meditation as the practice of concentration looking deeply and getting insight I like to describe sitting as enjoying doing nothing Primarily sitting is to enjoy the pleasure of sitting being fully alive and in touch with the wonders of our working bodies the cool air the sounds of people an

  7. says:

    Short and simple yet still a little gem of a book

  8. says:

    Breathing in I feel calmBreathing out I feel easeCalm EaseLet's hope

  9. says:

    Full of repetitive and simplistic notions of sitting as a form of meditation Some sentences do not make logical sense eg The author says there is no reason why he sits; he says he sits because he likes sitting Well then isn't that a reason The reason being that he likes sitting P Probably not a book for the intellectually inclined; for those who don't think too much about things and like their text to be very simple

  10. says:

    Disappointingabout 120 pages with each page only containing about a paragraph or two Not sure who this was intended for Not really thorough enough for a beginner in meditation and to superficial for those looking for insights beyond just an introduction

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