Art Of Living : Peace And Freedom In The Here And Now by Thich Nhat Hanh
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In times of difficulty, it becomes crucial for us to gain a deeper understanding of ourselves and the world we live in. We are constantly plagued by numerous questions that consume our thoughts both day and night, whether we are aware of it or not. In his profound work, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, a widely respected spiritual leader, shares an enlightening approach to mindful living that not only addresses our most profound inquiries but also allows us to experience the happiness and freedom we long for.
Thich Nhat Hanh introduces seven transformative meditations in this groundbreaking volume, offering fresh perspectives on various aspects of our lives, relationships, and our interconnectedness with the world surrounding us. These meditations, derived from his final full talks before his unexpected hospitalization, are enriched with intimate examples from his own life. Through his teachings, Thich Nhat Hanh reveals how these seven meditations can liberate us, enabling us to live a content, peaceful, and purposeful life. Moreover, they guide us on how to approach the inevitable processes of aging and dying with curiosity, joy, and a fearlessness that transcends boundaries.
With the essence of the Buddha’s teachings combined with Thich Nhat Hanh’s timeless and elucidating writing style, “The Art of Living” adds a spiritual dimension to our daily lives. It is crucial to note that this book is not an escapism fantasy, nor does it promote the pursuit of a utopian existence detached from reality. Instead, this path offers us the opportunity to delve deep within ourselves and discover our origins and our ultimate destination. Above all, it fosters happiness, understanding, and love, empowering us to embrace each passing moment of our lives with utmost depth and presence, right from where we are.