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By Thich Nhat Hanh, Robert Aitken

ISBN-10: 1935209868

ISBN-13: 9781935209867

One of many few books centred thoroughly on aware jogging and strolling meditation. This revised version of the best-selling name (nearly 80,000 copies bought up to now) contains over 30 percentage new material—including new jogging meditation poems and practices—and presents a realistic and inspirational creation to this significant perform. Written in Thich Nhat Hanh’s transparent and obtainable kind, Long highway Turns To Joy reminds us that we “walk no longer so as to arrive, yet stroll only for walking.” Touching the earth with our ft is a chance to reside within the the following and now. Thich Nhat Hanh reminds us to get pleasure from every one step and every breath that allows you to regain peace in tricky moments. the easy perform of jogging with realization and mindfulness can carry the spirit of prayer into our way of life. This e-book will attract a person who want to get extra out of strolling, from long-time meditators to people who are only trying to find the way to make their stroll round the block extra meaningful.

Features pictures of jogging meditation from round the world.

Foreword by way of Robert Aitken, writer of Taking the trail of Zen

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A good office, due to ample lighting, free outlook through windows, good furniture and plants and flowers. Fig. 46. These offices, dull in colour, uniform in arrangement and furniture, and very uniform in lighting are an example of what should be avoided. It is monotonous, inhuman and not conducive to pleasurable work. 54 As the result of these considerations it is clear that the use of daylight in modern buildings is no longer (see Chapter II) dictated by climatic circumstances. The construction has a strong influence on the size of the windows and the use of artificial light.

Poblet near Taragona) 24 25 29 26 Fig. 26. The Church of St Nicholas in baroque style shows how the architect can obtain striking and theatrical effects, if he has learned of all the possibilities of light. (Prague) 30 27 Fig. 27. The architect has managed to create an impressive succession of spaces by means of light, coming from invisible windows. They light up the central dome and the choir so that the altar with all the statues around are silhouetted against a bright background. (Church of St George in the Benedictine Monastery of Weltenburg) LIGHT, THE CREATOR OF SPACE AND ATMOSPHERE Since this order of monks had settlements in so many countries one often is surprised to find this "light architecture" in unexpected and remote places.

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