A HANDFUL OF QUIET: HAPPINESS IN FOUR PEBBLES -- a lovingly illustrated book that brings this meditation to life
A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles by Thich Nhat Hanh (2008, Plum Blossom; 64 pages)
Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the best known Zen Buddhist teachers in the world. He has developed a fun, unique, and innovative method of introducing children to the practice of meditation called "pebble meditation." A Handful of Quiet brings readers that method; The book contains easy-to-understand instructions to experience our interconnection with nature and calm busy bodies and minds.
This is a great tool for young adults or parents wanting to learn and practice meditation to pass it along to their children. Pebble meditation can be practiced alone or with the whole family, and, according to the author, the benefits are many. It can help relieve stress, increase concentration, nourish gratitude, and help children and young adults deal with difficult emotions.
The book is short, easy to read, and filled with wonderful and helpful illustrations. The reader will be able to take advantage or the method right away. It also includes resources for family practice, a pebble meditation practice sheet, pebble meditation cards, and more.
Strongly recommended to those searching for a method to learn meditation. Recommended to all ages.
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Recommended by: Maite