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Long Road Turns to Joy: A Guide to Walking Meditation

SKU: 9781935209928 Supplier: Parallax Press Out of stock


Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Format:  Paperback | 112 pages

Dimensions: 156 x 229 x 47mm | 86g

Publication date: 6 Jun 2011

The late, great Zen master reflects on the benefits of walking meditation in one of the few guidebooks focused solely on mindful walking

Written in Thich Nhat Hanh’s clear and accessible style, 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 encourages 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 revised edition of the best-selling title includes new walking meditation poems and practices as well as photographs of walking meditation from around the world. A practical and inspirational introduction to this important practice, The Long Road Turns to Joy will appeal to anyone who is eager to bring mindfulness into their daily activities—from long-time meditators to those who want to find more meaning in their walk around the block.


 Long Road Turns to Joy: A Guide to Walking Meditation