Mindfulness, teaches Thich Nhat Hanh, is like the power of the sun: it illuminates the parts of your life that are in darkness. With the Art of Mindful Living app, this beloved Zen meditation master shows you how to use mindfulness to welcome all experience, even the most challenging. Here is an abundant treasure of traditional gathas (teachings) that unify meditation practice with the challenges we face in today’s world, expressed with kindness and purposefulness.
Learn more about:
- Achieving a more authentic self
- Utilizing breathing techniques to deal with issues such as pain and anger
- Maintaining strength in times of difficulty
- Being in the present, not getting lost in the past or caught up in the future
“The practice of mindfulness helps us realize that happiness is possible in the here and the now, and that we can learn to nourish and heal ourselves,” says Thich Nhat Hanh. With his practical teachings about how to bring mindful awareness into your daily life, discover the love, compassion, and inner peace that mindful living can reveal.
The Art of Mindful Living app features:
- Thich Nhat Hanh’s guide on how to bring love, compassion, and inner peace to your daily life (2 hours, 30 minutes of audio teachings)
- Traditional Vietnamese music performed by the monks and nuns of Plum Village
- A relaxing slide show
- An interactive vine garden to help you concentrate while listening (iPad only)
- Bookmarking to help you easily find your favorite content
- A bonus video with Thich Nhat Hanh on mindfulness
- The podcast transcription of “Meditation Is for Everyone,” an in-depth conversation with Thich Nhat Hanh
About the Author
Thich Nhat Hanh is a Zen master in the Vietnamese tradition, and a scholar, poet, and peace activist. He is the founder of the Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon and has taught at Columbia University and the Sorbonne. Thich Nhat Hanh is the author of the national bestseller Living Buddha, Living Christ plus over 60 other books, and was nominated for the 1967 Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King Jr.