Haemin Sunim

Haemin Sunim is a South Korean Zen Buddhist teacher, writer, and the founder of the School for Broken Hearts in Seoul. He is known for his bestselling books, such as 'The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down' and 'Love for Imperfect Things,' which present Buddhist wisdom in a contemporary and accessible manner. His teachings often focus on mindfulness, compassion, and finding peace in a fast-paced world.


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  1. 1. The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down

    This book is a contemplative guide that explores the importance of slowing down in our fast-paced world to discover peace, tranquility, and happiness. Written by a renowned meditation teacher, it offers practical advice and insights drawn from the author's life experiences and spiritual teachings. Through a series of short, accessible chapters, the book addresses various aspects of modern life, such as love, relationships, work, and self-care, encouraging readers to pause, breathe, and reflect on their inner lives. It combines mindfulness and Zen Buddhist principles to help readers cultivate a more mindful and compassionate approach to their daily lives, emphasizing the profound wisdom that becomes visible only when we take the time to slow down.

    The 9751st Greatest Book of All Time