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How to Love

Mindfulness Essentials Series

How to Love is the third title in Parallax’s Mindfulness Essentials Series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. This time Nhat Hanh brings his signature clarity, compassion, and humour to the thorny question of how to love. He distills one of our strongest emotions down to four essentials: you can only love another when you feel true love for yourself; love is understanding; understanding brings compassion; deep listening and loving speech are key ways of showing our love.

How to Love offers a comprehensive yet simple guide to understanding the many different kinds of love, along with meditative practices that can expand the understanding of and capacity for love, appropriate for those practicing in any spiritual tradition.

Publication Date:
December 1, 2014
Publisher:
Parallax Press
ISBN:
978-1937006884

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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