The Art of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

By Thich Nhat Hanh

This option from Thich Nhat Hanh's bestselling The artwork of strength illuminates the middle Buddhist idea of mindfulness for the Western reader

In The artwork of Mindfulness, essentially the most respected Buddhist lecturers on the planet, Thich Nhat Hanh provides a lifestyles altering perform to beat our overdriven brain, to permit move of preoccupations and multitasking and concentration completely at the job to hand. by means of devoting a hundred% of our realization a hundred% of the time on what we're doing within the second, we will alleviate soreness, worry, and anxiousness. With the power of mindfulness and the capability of having a look deeply, we will be able to locate the insights to rework and heal any state of affairs.

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I have been reading the Five Hymns. I find that the hymns are addressed by you to Arunachala. But you are a non-dualist, so how can you address God as a separate Being? : The devotee, God and the hymns are all the Self. : But you are addressing God. You are specifying this Arunachala Hill as God. : You can identify the Self with the body, so why shouldn’t the devotee identify the Self with Arunachala? : If Arunachala is the Self, why should it be specifically picked out among so many other hills?

The central point is just the thing. : It is not clear to me what you mean by that. : That you should find the centre. : I come from God. Isn’t God distinct from me? : Who asks this question? God does not. You do. So find who you are and then you may find out whether God is distinct from you. : But God is perfect and I am imperfect. How can I ever know Him fully? : God does not say so. It is you who ask the question. After finding out who you are, you may know what God is. : But you have found your Self.

How can the intellect, which can never reach the Self, be competent to ascertain and much less decide the nature of the final state of Realization? It is like trying to measure the sunlight at its source by the standard of the light given by a candle. The wax will melt down before the candle comes anywhere near the sun. 74 Sometimes questions were also asked about the multiple gods of Hinduism. In this connection it should be explained that Hindus, like Christians or Muslims, worship the One God.

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