How to Sit by Thich Nhat Hanh

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There is no separate self. We are a current. We are a stream. We are a continuation.

We are like the clouds in the sky, never dying, never passing from being to nonbeing. A cloud can become snow or ice or rain, but a cloud cannot become nothing. A cloud cannot die. If we overcome the notion of birth and death, we are no longer afraid of impermanence.

This book is a beautiful introduction to meditation, and includes general information on different forms of meditation as well as becoming more mindful in your life. It’s also not much of a time investment, and written by an accomplished Zen master. Go read. Go go go.

One thought on “How to Sit by Thich Nhat Hanh

  1. I’ve always loved the deceptive simplicity of Thich Nhat Hanh. Despite its reputation, Buddhism has its fair share of superfluous noise and Thay dispenses of all of it, leaving only the essence.


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