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A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles by Thich Nhat Hanh

By Thich Nhat Hanh

Pebble meditation is a groundbreaking and entirely special strategy to introduce childrens to the calming perform of meditation. built by means of Zen grasp, most sensible promoting writer, and peace Nobel Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh A Handful of Quiet includes whole directions for pebble meditation designed to contain young children in a hands-on and artistic method that touches on their interconnection with nature. no matter if practiced by myself or with the total relations, pebble meditation may help relieve tension, bring up focus, nourish gratitude, and will support teenagers take care of tricky emotions.

Beautiful colour illustrations through Wietske Vriezen, illustrator of Planting Seeds (ISBN-13: 978-1-935209-80-5) and Mindful Movements (978-1-888375-79-4).

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When we touch the space inside of us, we are free. Now place the pebble to your right. After breathing with the four pebbles, you have completed twelve in-breaths and out-breaths. This ends the pebble meditation. But, if you enjoy it and want to continue, you can move the four pebbles again. When you have finished, place the pebbles back in their bag. If you are with friends, bow to them. If you have a bell with you, invite it to sound as you breathe in and out. Tap the bell lightly once to wake it up, and then a second time, more solidly, to invite a full sound of the bell.

Enjoy your in-breath and your out-breath as you draw. FLOWER A flower represents our freshness. We all have the ability to look at things with fresh eyes and see them as if seeing them for the first time. If we have lost our freshness, all we have to do is practice breathing in and out to restore it. You too are a flower. You have your flowerness. We become light and joyous every time we restore our flowerness. MOUNTAIN The second thing I would like you to draw is a mountain. Breathe in and out and smile as you draw the mountain.

After practicing pebble meditation this way, you might find other qualities that you want each pebble to represent. You may want to say that the pebbles represent love, compassion, joy, and inclusiveness, the four qualities of true love. The pebbles could also represent loved ones, such as a mother, father, sibling, close friend, or grandparent. Holding each pebble, we can send our love to that person as we breathe three times. FLOWER When I look at a child, I always see him or her as a flower: fresh, beautiful, and open to the moment.

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