Michael James Wong

  • Senbazuru

  • Bring calm into 2022 by learning the mindful practice of folding paper cranes, with this beautiful and charmingly unique guide

    The paper crane is an iconic and powerful symbol of hope, healing and happiness.

    According to tradition, if a person were to fold a thousand paper cranes in one year, they would be granted a single wish and a long and joyful life.

    In this beautiful and inspiring book, renowned mindfulness and meditation teacher Michael James Wong shares a personal collection of short stories and teachings, accompanied by traditional hand-painted proverbs and prayers.

    Together these bring to life gentle wisdoms and universal truths to guide a meaningful way of living.

    Shared throughout the book in twelve straightforward steps is also the powerful practice of orizuru, the art of folding paper cranes, a journey that will encourage you to slow down and create a hopeful perspective for the future.

    Senbazuru is an essential companion for mindful living.

Michael James Wong is the founder of Just Breathe, a global mindfulness collective which hosts events everywhere from Los Angeles and Dubai to Sweden and Australia. He has addressed the House of Lords and has lectured at universities across the UK and the USA on the importance of mindfulness in the modern world. His first book Sit Down, Be Quiet published in 2018.

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