Monday, April 24, 2006

Thich Nhat Hanh & The Miracle of Mindfulness

I came across this Vietnamesse Zen Master, Thich Nhat Hanh, in the amazon review I was reading today in the office, Red Pine's ' Heart Sutra'. There, this reviewer, who wrote a comprehensive review, mentioned the other enlightened Zen masters, Thich Nhat Hanh, Jack Kornfield ( he had interactions with Sage Nisargadatta Maharaj, u remember? ), and Pema Chodron. The reviewer mentioned about this book of his ; ' the Miracle of Mindfulness', which, reminded me of Jon Kabat-Zinn.

So, I searched this Thich Nhat Hanh withine quotes in amazon and wiki and could not find. Then I removed quotes and the pages on this master popped up ! Here's the wiki page.

Here's the amazon front page of all his books, all of them highly rated. Read reviews and get some gyan.

Here's the amazon page on the book, the reveiwer was mentionning : The Miracle of Mindfulness'.

Here's another book of his , on the same subject ; " Mindfulness living and compassion in daily life " ( 5 star rating ) :

This is another book, ' The Sun My Heart ' , which received a 5-star rating .

Another book, with 5-star rating : Thich Nhat Hanh: Essential Writings (Modern Spiritual Masters Series) (Paperback) them in leisure..... and meditate. Also read Red Pine's Diamond Sutra reviews. God knows what diamond lurks inside....

Friday, April 14, 2006

Csikszent Mihalyi - the Hungarian Psychologist

I heard about ( read ) this difficult to pronounce name in today's ' citings' of economics times. Went to amazon but could find none of books written by him. Search in Wikipedia too, proved to be elusive. So, resorted to web.

Here's an interview in ' tribune india' web site, with his protege, Dr.Reed Larson, about the problems of adolescence ( to both the teen agers and parents ) . Very enlightening interview. Here's the link.

At last, I found his amazon page, here it is ;--)

I found this web page of amazon, from this unusual web site, which I found,by searching in ''