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(MINDFULNESS ESSENTIALS 1 How to Eat is part of the Minafulness Essentials Series by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, illuminating the basics of, mindfulness practice. These short meditations cover everything from eating with others and enjoying our food to connecting with the Earth. Nhat Hanh inspires a joyful and sustainable relation- ship with all aspects of eating, including gardening, food shopping, preparing, serving, and even cleaning up after a meal. How to Eats a welcome reminder that the benefits ‘of mindful eating are both personal and global With sumi ink drawings by Jason DeAntonis, THICH NHAT HANH Is one of the best-known Zen teachers in the world today. He has been teaching mindfulness practice for more than seventy years, His best sell books include Being Peace and Moments of Minaltulness. © PARALLAX PRESS HOW TO LAT THICH NHAT HANH PRESS Parallox Press| PO, Box 7255 Berkeley, Caiornia 94707 wor Parallax Press isthe publishing division of Unifies Buachist Church, inc (© 2014 by Unies Buadhist Church Al rights reserved Printed in The United States of America Cover and text design by Debbie Berne llustraions by Jeson DeAntonis Edited by RachelNeumann 'S8N: 978-1.927006-72-3, Library of Congress Catalog)ng-In-Publietion Data 'Nnat Hani, Thich, author. How to eat/ Thich Nhat Hanh DeAntonis ‘pages em ISBN 9784.937008.72.3 paperback) 1, ModitationBudehisn.2. Dinners anc ning — Religious aspects—Bulahism, Title, 'BO9E00.TS392NA5488 2014 29434440023, lustrated by Jason zovors222 56/161716 CONTENTS Notes on Eating 7 Contemplations for Eating 95