According to the practice of mindfulness, our complete awareness in the moment opens the door to every possibility. It is the key to lasting transformation in all areas of our lives - at work, in worship, even in love. On Teachings on Love, Zen ...
master Thich Nhat Hanh explores how to shine the light of awareness into our intimate relationships. Authentic love, according to Buddhist tradition, must possess four basic qualities: maitri (loving-kindness), karuna (compassion), mudita (joy), and upeksha (freedom). When we look deeply into ourselves and our loved ones, these qualities begin to blossom effortlessly within us, nourishing ourselves and those around us. Weaving together traditional stories, personal experiences, and core concepts, Thich Nhat Hanh offers step-by-step practices that foster understanding and intimacy in any kind of relationship: between lovers, parents and children, even with those who have done us harm. We all yearn to experience a love that is deeper and more joyful. Teachings on Love provides a time-proven path that anyone can follow to nurture sound, fulfilling relationships.