The Energy of Prayer: How to deepen your spiritual practice by Thich Nhat Hanh

A renowned Vietnamese Zen master dicusses the power of prayer and meditation and its impact on the self.  Draws from all religions (Budhism, Christianity, Islam) and secular taught meditation.  Hammers and chisels away  at the limiting words we use to define the creator, the ultimate absolute being and where we may direct our prayers: G_d, Yahwey, Buddha, Allah.
Regardless of your chosen faith he makes the case for deep, conscientous, practiced prayer and meditation.  He even at one point reviews The Lords Prayer line by line to pullout mindful and insightful thought on each line.  The three great religions are monothiestic.  Lets assume they are all right.  Our paths to a universal absolute being may vary, but our aim the same.  In the end, compassion, love, and present moment awareness and action reign supreme.  How to live this way takes practice.  Rating: 8

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