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How to Sit
by Thich Nhat Hanh completed: 30 Mar 2016

cover of book, "how to sit"

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Buddhism & Zen

books that informed and shaped my understanding of buddhist and zen philosophy

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  • Non-action is already something. There are people who don’t seem to do very much, but their presence is crucial for the well-being of the world. You may know people like this, who are steady, not always busy doing things, not making a lot of money, or being engaged in a lot of projects, but who are very important to you; the quality of their presence makes them truly available. They are contributing non-action, the high quality of their presence. To be in the here and the now—solid and fully alive—is a very positive contribution to our collective situation.

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