For nearly 30 years Sister Chan Khong’s relaxation practice has been a highlight for thousands of people who have attended Plum Village retreats. Now, for the first time, even those who have not been to a retreat can learn to meditate and relax body and mind at the deepest level with Sister Chan Khong.
Deep Relaxation guides readers through the practice with a combination of spoken words and traditional songs from around the world. With Sister Chan Khong’s soothing voice, pacing, extensive experience practicing mindfulness in everyday life, and with the beauty of the gentle music included on the CD, practitioners can achieve a state of profound relaxation and a more positive and healthy life as we move out of the meditation and into the world.
Sister Chan Khong was born in a village on the Mekong River Delta in 1938. She has devoted her life to the development and practice of nonviolence grounded in the Buddhist precepts of nonkilling and compassionate action. She is part of the community of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and lives in Plum Village, France.
This book with CD makes deep relaxation easily and widely available, like a broad river flowing out to the sea…For a lifetime of mindful living, this provides indispensable training and a beautiful gift. Total relaxation restores us to our organic integrity and our original nature. Recommended for every body.—The Mindfulness Bell