The Sun My Heart

Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
ISBN : 9781446490655
Genre : Religion
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Peace activist, poet, scholar and Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh invites us to welcome The Sun My Heart into our lives like a friend. And, as a true friend, its company is to be savoured. Written as the sequel to The Miracle of Mindfulness, this simple, compassionate book offers warmth and wisdom drawn from everyday anecdotes, Buddhist psychology and even contemporary physics. We can turn to The Sun My Heart again and again, enjoying the book's gentle guidance and companionship on our journey from mindfulness to insight.
Category: Religion

Die Sonne Mein Herz

Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
ISBN : 9783899019438
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Thich Nhat Hanh zeigt in 'Die Sonne, mein Herz', dass die Kluft zwischen unserer rationalen, von naturwissenschaftlichen Erkenntnissen geprägten Weltsicht einerseits und Spiritualität andererseits überwunden werden kann. Die moderne Physik und Philosophie gelangt in ihren Analysen der Wirklichkeit zu ähnlichen Ergebnissen wie die östlichen Weisheitslehren. Anhand alltäglicher Beispiele verdeutlicht er, dass wir die Welt auch durch spirituelle Erfahrung erfassen können. Daraus entsteht eine neue Art des Sehens, die kreative Prozesse in Gang setzt und tiefe Einsicht hervorbringt. Durch Meditation und achtsames Schauen können wir die Welt in neuem Licht betrachten.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Ich Gebe Dir Die Sonne

Author : Jandy Nelson
ISBN : 9783641190408
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Am Anfang sind Jude und ihr Zwillingsbruder Noah unzertrennlich. Noah malt ununterbrochen und verliebt sich Hals über Kopf in den neuen, faszinierenden Jungen von nebenan, während Draufgängerin Jude knallroten Lippenstift entdeckt, in ihrer Freizeit Kopfsprünge von den Klippen macht und für zwei redet. Ein paar Jahre später sprechen die Zwillinge kaum ein Wort miteinander. Etwas ist passiert, das die beiden auf unterschiedliche Art verändert und ihre Welt zerstört hat. Doch dann trifft Jude einen wilden, unwiderstehlichen Jungen und einen geheimnisvollen, charismatischen Künstler ...
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Dharma Rain

Author : Stephanie Kaza
ISBN : 9781570624759
Genre : Nature
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Contemporary Buddhist insights on environmentalism are assembled here, with contributions from Basho, the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Gary Snyder, Chogyam Trungpa, Gretel Ehrlich, Peter Mattiessen, Philip Glass, and others. Original.
Category: Nature

A Place In The Sun A Place In My Heart

Author : Rosina Sirove
ISBN : 1424126290
Genre : Religion
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I am the maker of my full being; my relationships with my environment around me; friends, foes, father, mother, sisters, brothers, husband, children, and job. In short, all my experiences were my making. I am the maker of all this. I have made all this! I am responsible for my conditions, and more importantly, I have the power to remake and reshape all my relationships. This new insight empowered me. My father was certainly a terror to us, but he was also terrorized as a child and grew up an orphan from a young age on the lawless streets of a little town in Italy. My mother was naive and a martyr by nature. She worked hard and did the best she could under the circumstances, but she was not the cause of my suffering. They were souls like myself, and we were linked from the past.
Category: Religion

Half My Heart Is In Iraq

Author : David D. Bayouth
ISBN : 9780978667108
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Half My Heart is in Iraq! - stories of love for our brave" is a sparkling new 528-page publication recognizing our troops serving around the world and the families that support them. Over 500 stories and 1,100 photographs are presented in a straightforward format and are authored by the hearts and minds of real military families from across America. These stories are an inspiration to us all, and a definite must-have for all military families as a keepsake of honor and an example of the total military family experience, truly an inspirational piece of literature full of love, hope, and sunshine! The first copies will be submitted for acceptance into our National Archives, The Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC, hopefully to be added to their permanent collection of military stories. A troop recognition project of this magnitude has never been accomplished before, until now! Additional copies will be delivered to the White House and Congress.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Zen Battles

Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
ISBN : 9781937006617
Genre : Religion
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One of the key tenets of the Zen school of Mahayana Buddhism is that each one of us is already a Buddha—our enlightenment is inherent within us, and the practice of mindfulness is the tool to bring this truth to our full awareness. While it can bring much relief, this simple statement does not preclude the need for practice. We must strive to always be aware of our Buddha nature, rather than waiting until times of emotional upheaval when it is more difficult to practice. Thich Nhat Hanh uses the teachings of ninth century Zen Master Linji to elaborate on this simple truth and to give readers tools that can help awaken them to their true inner nature. Linji's recorded teachings are the most significant we have from the Ch'an school. One of the unique aspects of Linji's teaching, is the need to "wake ourselves up," not only by means of sitting meditation and listening to enlightened teachings, but also through unique techniques such as the shout, the stick, and the empty fist. Master Linji emphasized direct experience of our true nature over intellectual explorations of the teachings, and he encouraged his students to not "become lost in the knowledge or the concepts of the teaching." Powerful, direct, and uncompromising, Thich Nhat Hanh's reflections on the teachings of Master Linji are destined to become classic Buddhist writings.
Category: Religion

Journey Of My Heart

Author : Mary Ann Sheveland
ISBN : 1475937881
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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December 9, 2003, is a day Mary Ann Sheveland will never forget. With the sun just coming up and a fresh pot of coffee perking in the kitchen, she walked into the bedroom she shared with her husband that early December morning and found him dead. Death had come quickly and silently; he was gone. In Mary Ann’s memoir, Journey of My Heart, she shares a story written with love, humility, and a great amount of faith. It is an account of emotional courage, determination, and the desire to have the best quality of life in our allotted time. She chronicles the challenges faced when caring for a terminally ill spouse and the love that she and her husband shared during the good and the bad times of their crisis. Journey of My Heart also tells how Mary Ann overcame grief using the tools of music, journaling, travel, and the various social activities she depended upon to put her in a positive frame of mind. She hopes to help illuminate the steps along the slippery road of a progressively worsening medical condition. Gradually, with every day, she became stronger, more independent, and at peace with her new life. She emerged from grief a completely different person; she is a survivor.
Category: Biography & Autobiography