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The Long Road Turns to Joy: A Guide to Walking Meditation Paperback – June 6, 2011
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Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Original Language: Vietnamese --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Top Customer Reviews
A soul-enriching work in every sense.
of getting from A to B as quickly as possible? Make life
real with every step you take! In this lovingly written,
pocket-sized book the Zen master, teacher and poet
Thich Nhat Hanh explains how walking can become a form
of meditation, revolutionizing your daily life.
Let this book be your companion and discover the way to
walk for the sake of walking; unify your mind, body and
breath; really see and appreciate your surroundings; and
most of all, enjoy yourself! Print your footsteps in peace,
joy and happiness. You are your path in life - so take a
breath and start to walk!
This book teaches how to put our mind on the simple things of life again in order to recover our peace of mind in our "instant" society. This Vietnemese Zen Master teaches "walking just for the sake of walking"; something I think we all should learn.
At the size of a standard photograph, this book is designed to slip easily into your walking pocket to keep you mindful of the mindfulness necessary for walking meditation.
This text now comes in a variety of media, including VHS and DVD, but the Parallax Press reprint is expecially useful and welcome for those actually practicing the prayer of walking meditation.
We are a Pilgrim Church; let us grow most profoundly mindful of the Immanent Presence and Path.
This book is a sheer delight and instruction by the great and prolific monk Thich Nhat Hanh, still in exile from his native Vietnam, nominated by the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, JR. in 1967 for the Nobel Peace Prize and still actively fighting for peace literally with every mindful breath ever since that distant time forty yeares ago.
Christian, Catholic, Muslim or Jew, Hindu or Sikh, this book will do you no harm; it is not a threat to your path but an aid to walking truly and deeply your own path. It brings you to a deeper realization of the path which you truly walk. With this book you cannot go wrong, but ever more right. Read it in peace while you walk. Read it while you walk with your family. Read it and know consciously the path that you walk.
Dante begins his great trilogy announcing that he awoke while walking within a dark woods in the middle of his life, discovering perils on all sides but the path through hell to paradise. By this book may you awaken to your path, and may it lead us all together to the true Paradise which awaits all those who walk in peace and compassion as commanded.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Short and sweet- not an exhaustive look at walking meditation, more of a guide on how to get started with a minimum of fuss.Published 14 months ago by Dean Wishart
Frankly I was disappointed in this book. I have liked reading Thich Nhat Hanh in the past but this little book was not what I expected. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Johnny O.
Lovely little book with beautiful hints and tips to bring walking meditation into your life. Would recommend it in addition to other books by Thich Nhat Hanh that go deeper into... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
Such a wonderful book
Great for any age.
I have enjoyed reading this author he make a spiritual life easily understood.