The Long Road Turns To Joy

A Guide to Walking Meditation

One of the few books focused completely on mindful walking and walking meditation. This revised edition of the best-selling title has new material—including new walking meditation poems and practices—and provides a practical and inspirational introduction to this important practice.

The Long Road Turns To Joy reminds us that we “walk not in order to arrive, but walk just for walking.” Touching the earth with our feet is an opportunity to live in the here and now. Thich Nhat Hanh reminds us to enjoy each step and each breath in order to regain peace in difficult moments.

The simple practice of walking with attention and mindfulness can bring the spirit of prayer into our everyday life. This book will appeal to anyone who would like to go deeper into the practice of walking meditation, from long-time meditators to those who are just looking for a way to make their walk around the block more meaningful.

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is a global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist, revered around the world for his pioneering teachings on mindfulness, global ethics and peace.

Publication Date:
June 6, 2011
Publisher:
Parallax Press
ISBN:
9781935209928

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