Peace Is Every Step Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Nhat Hanh
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Chapter Abstracts

"Foreword" and "Editor's Introduction"

* The foreword by H.H. Dalai Lama introduces love, compassion, and altruism at the foundations of inner peace.

* The Dalai Lama foreshadows late sections in the book by mentioning world peace.

* Arnold Kotler, the editor, gives biographical background information on Thich Nhat Hanh, the book's author.

* Arnold Kotler adds credibility to Hanh by discussing the author's dedication to Buddhism and meditation.

Part 1, Chapters 1-9

* Hanh reminds readers to live in the present moment, rather than the past or the future.

* Hanh explains the relationship between smiling and relaxation.

* Hanh presents the dandelion as a symbol for smiling.

* Hanh explains how to practice mindful breathing.

* Hanh makes a point of noting that mankind can never truly relax because of constantly thinking.

* Hanh points out that humankind allows harmful intrusions, such as violence on television, to invade the senses.

* Hanh states that...

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