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By Thich Nhat Hanh, Sister Chan Khong

ISBN-10: 188837523X

ISBN-13: 9781888375237

"Freedom isn't given to us via a person; we need to domesticate it ourselves."
—Thich Nhat Hanh

This compendium of the center teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, in keeping with a conversation given at a jail, indicates how mindfulness perform can domesticate freedom irrespective of the place you are.


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You will be able to realize the oneness of body and mind and become fully present and fully alive in the here and now. You will be in a position to touch life deeply in the moment. This is not difficult. Everyone can do it. Smiling As a Practice In the exercise “Breathing in, I smile,” you may ask: Why should I smile when there is no joy in me? The answer to that is: Smiling is a practice. There are over three hundred muscles in your face. When you are angry or fearful, these muscles tense up. The tension in these muscles creates a feeling of hardness.

An emotion is like that too—it comes and stays for a while, and then it goes. An emotion is only an emotion. We are much, much more than an emotion. We don’t die because of one emotion. So when you notice that an emotion is beginning to come up, it is very important that you put yourself in a stable sitting position, or you lie down, which is also a very stable position. Then focus your attention on your belly. Your head is like the top of a tree in a storm. I would not stay there. Bring your attention down to the trunk of the tree, where there is stability.

It will bring you well-being and stability. It will have a good effect on your health as well. This is the best kind of protection you can offer yourself. I always think that the energy of mindfulness is the energy of the Buddha, the energy of God, the Holy Spirit, that is inside of us protecting us all the time. Every time you touch the seed of mindfulness and practice mindful breathing, the energy of God, the energy of the Buddha, is there to protect you. When you learn the practice, you may like to tell a friend, a relative, or your children, if you have any, how to practice.

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