When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Thich Nhat Hanh, poet, Zen master, and chairman of the Vietnamese Buddhist Peace Delegation during the war, was nominated by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for the Nobel Peace Prize. Thomas Merton described him as more my brother than many who are nearer to me in race and nationality, because he and I see things in exactly the same way. The author lives in exile in France, where he teaches, writes, gardens, and helps refugees worldwide. In this book of talks to American peace activists and students of meditation, Thich Nhat Hanh thoroughly discusses the importance of being peace in order to make peace.
A bestseller with over 250,000 copies sold, Being Peace is the seminal founding work by Zen Master and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh. It is filled with practical suggestions on how to create a more peaceful world "right in the moment we are alive." Contains Thich Nhat Hanh's key practices, including a guide to the practice of reconciliation which has become a peacemaking tool in many other religious traditions.
This beautiful, newly revised edition is the perfect starting point for those who are getting their first introduction to Buddhism as well as a must-have for those already engaged in the tradition.
Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames
Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames by Thich Nhat Hanh.
"[Thich Nhat Hanh] shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth." –His Holiness The Dalai Lama
Nominated by Martin Luther King, Jr. for a Nobel Peace Prize, Thich Nhat Hanh is one of today’s leading sources of wisdom, peace, compassion and comfort.
In one instant of anger, lives can be ruined and years of spiritual development destroyed. According to modern medical science, anger can also ruin our health. Anger is one of the most difficult emotions to deal with - but it can be dealt with, and can be overcome. With his trademark exquisite simplicity, Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh gives tools and advice for those transforming relationships and rejuvenating the parts of ourselves that have been laid waste by anger.
With exquisite simplicity, Buddhist monk and Vietnam refugee Thich Nhat Hanh gives tools and advice for transforming relationships, focusing energy, and rejuvenating those parts of ourselves that have been laid waste by anger.
The Art of Happiness