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Dr. Thynn Thynn
The Path of Mindfulness
in Daily Life
Dr. Thynn Thynn
Copyright (c) Dr. Thynn Thynn 1995
This book may be copied or reprinted — for free distribution —
without permission from the publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.
Dedicated to my teachers and to my family:
Dr. San Lin, Win and Tet.
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Dr. Thynn Thynn e-mail: email@example.com
[information from the back cover,
and biographical summary]
For Western practitioners of Buddhist insight, the
application of mindfulness in daily life, rather
than abstract theory, is what connects them most
to the teachings. This book speaks most eloquently
on how the path of mindfulness may be available
to householders with full responsibilities of jobs
and families. The most precious commodity in our
busy daily life is time, and the complexities of life
are so demanding that to find a sense of balance
and sanity seems to be a pressing issue. Dr.
Thynn’s focus is on gaining spiritual insight
through keeping mindfulness alive in the midst of
our busy daily lives. Her book is a unique presen-
tation of traditional Theravada teachings for lay
people, and shows a strong flavor of Zen and
Dr. Thynn Thynn is a medical doctor-turned-artist
from Burma and a Dhamma teacher. She is the
mother of two and currently lives in Scarsdale,
New York. She published a book in Burmese in
1978 about her experiences in Buddhist medita-
tion. She is the author of many articles on
Buddhism, childhood education and health related
issues, published in Thailand and Burma.
I am very impressed by the thoroughness and care with which Dr.
Thynn Thynn explains the path of mindfulness in daily life in her
book. This has not been