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Being Peace

Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
ISBN : 9781427097569
Genre : Humor
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Category: Humor

Creating Peace By Being Peace

Author : Gabriel Cousens, M.D.
ISBN : 9781556438486
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Representing a synthesis of the author’s decades of multidisciplinary work in meditation, psychiatry, psychotherapy, and spirituality, Creating Peace by Being Peace guides readers in creating peace on seven levels of engagement, from the body to the ecology to God. Author Gabriel Cousens addresses the increasingly urgent need to transform humankind with the ancient peace wisdom of the Essenes, a Judaic mystical group that flourished two millennia ago. He begins by explaining the Essenes and the lessons they can teach us as creators of peace. Individual chapters cover a wide range of possibility, from the personal (“Peace with the Mind”) to the political (“Peace with the Community”). The final chapter, "Integrating Peace on Every Level," presents a comprehensive plan for peace with the body, mind, family, community, culture, ecology, and God as a pervasive experience in life—moment to moment, day by day. Cousens blends documentary evidence with original interpretation to show that the Essenes actually did live this experience of peace. Most importantly, he transfers their gift to modern seekers as a breathing blueprint for realizing this reality as we walk in our lives; work according to our gifts, joys, and sacred design; and live the path of spiritual awakening—the sevenfold peace. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Peace Of Mind

Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
ISBN : 9781937006488
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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We can’t heal with our minds alone. Thinking can be something productive and creative, but without integrating body and mind, much of our thinking is useless and unproductive. In Peace of Mind, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh reminds us that integrating body and mind is the only way to be fully alive in each moment, without getting lost in our thoughts while walking, cooking, driving, and going about our everyday lives. Only by cultivating a mindful body and an embodied mind can we be fully alive. Bringing together ancient wisdom and contemporary thinking, Thich Nhat Hanh says it's like hardware and software—if you don't have both, you can't do anything. Peace of Mind provides a foundation for beginning mindfulness practices and understanding the principles of mind/body awareness. By learning how our physical body and mind are inseparable in creating our own perceptions and experiences we can begin to trust and nourish our ability to create well-being.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Free From Suffering

Author : Fredrik Snell
ISBN : 1521346925
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"You are not the personality you have identified with your whole life."Within this statement is the key to being free from suffering.Most people equate life with suffering but it doesn't have to be that way,What would everyday life look like if you were free from suffering?Being completely free from suffering is really better equated with "being peace".What starts as a journey to free yourself from suffering can lead to experiences you could never have dreamt of.

Being Muslim And Working For Peace

Author : Raphael Susewind
ISBN : 9788132117346
Genre : Social Science
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Being Muslim and Working for Peace explores various ways in which religious beliefs, ritual practices and dynamics of belonging impact the politics of Muslim peace activists in Gujarat, and traces how their activism in turn transforms their sense of being. It challenges popular notions about Muslims in India and questions ill-conceived research designs in the sociology of religion. More than a decade after the 2002 riots in Gujarat, this empirical typology sheds light on the diversity of Muslim civil society and Muslims in civil society. Muslim peace activists in post-conflict Gujarat experience the 'ambivalence of the sacred' as a personal dynamic; as faith-based actors, secular technocrats, emancipating women and doubting professionals, they struggle for a better future in diverse and sometimes surprising ways. By taking their diversity seriously, this book sharpens the distinction between ambivalence and ambiguity, and provides fresh perspectives on religion and politics in India today.
Category: Social Science

The Peace Book

Author : Todd Parr
ISBN : 9780316185158
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Describes peace as making new friends, sharing a meal, feeling good about yourself, and more.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Discover Inner Peace

Author : Mike George
ISBN : 0811825604
Genre : Religion
File Size : 54.83 MB
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Drawing on insights and techniques from Buddhism, Taoism, and Western meditation traditions, "Discover Inner Peace" offers more than 25 specially devised exercises for controlling emotions, maintaining positive thinking, and attaining mental clarity. 100 color illustrations.
Category: Religion

Keeping The Peace

Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
ISBN : 9781935209188
Genre : Religion
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Keeping the Peacespeaks to all of us who work in difficult, people-oriented jobs and shows us how to turn environments that are often filled with anger, stress, and frustration into islands of peace. Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh creates a revolutionary definition of public service that includes all of us. He challenges us to transform the way we think about our work and offers eleven key practices to strengthen our mindfulness and joy. Based on a retreat for civil servants, Keeping the Peace is the first book of its kind to demonstrate the usefulness of mindfulness practices for law enforcement officers, social workers, teachers, and others in people-helping professions. With empathy and humor, Thich Nhat Hanh demonstrates the need for public service professionals to cultivate their own inner peace in order to help others. In clear and simple prose, he offers a path for how we can reduce violence in ourselves, our workplace, and ultimately, in our world.
Category: Religion

Being A Peacekeeper

Author : Pam Scheunemann
ISBN : 9781617868917
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes everyday actions, such as being polite, following rules, and being fair, that can help to keep the peace.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Our Appointment With Life

Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
ISBN : 9781935209799
Genre : Religion
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This easily accessible translation and commentary by Thich Nhat Hanh on the Sutra on Knowing the Better Way To Live Alone, the earliest teaching of the Buddha on living fully in the present moment. “To live alone” doesn’t mean to isolate oneself from society. It means to live in mindfulness: to let go of the past and the future, and to look deeply and discover the true nature of all that is taking place in the present moment. To fully realize this is to meet our appointment with life and to experience peace, joy, and happiness this realization brings. A wonderful addition to the library of anyone interested in Buddhist studies. “Our appointment with life is in the present moment. The place of our appointment is right here, in this very place.” Thich Nhat Hanh in Our Appointment with Life
Category: Religion