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Thich Nhat Hanh

Author of The Art of Mindful Living: How to Bring Love, Compassion, and Inner Peace into Your Daily Life

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The Miracle of Mindfulness 2,134 copies, 48 reviews
Living Buddha, Living Christ 1,703 copies, 21 reviews
Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames 1,047 copies, 17 reviews
Being Peace 993 copies, 11 reviews
Zen Keys: A Guide to Zen Practice 430 copies, 3 reviews
The Art of Power 377 copies, 6 reviews
The Blooming of a Lotus 339 copies, 3 reviews
Teachings on Love 276 copies, 2 reviews
The Sun My Heart 231 copies, 2 reviews
For a Future to Be Possible 204 copies, 1 review
How to Love 182 copies, 2 reviews
The Art of Communicating 167 copies, 3 reviews
How to Sit (Author) 124 copies, 3 reviews
How to Eat (Mindful Essentials) 117 copies, 2 reviews
The Thich Nhat Hanh Collection 76 copies, 1 review
Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire 64 copies, 2 reviews
Wisdom of Thich Nhat Hanh 64 copies, 1 review
The Moon Bamboo 36 copies, 1 review
Love Letter to the Earth 34 copies, 1 review
The Hermit and the Well 30 copies, 1 review
The Coconut Monk 23 copies, 4 reviews
Pine Gate 16 copies
The Miracle of Being Awake 15 copies, 1 review
Looking Deeply 13 copies
Mindful Living 11 copies
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Toucher la vie 5 copies, 1 review
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Cómo comer 2 copies
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La Terre est ma Demeure 1 copy, 1 review
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One of the best known and most respected Zen masters in the world today, poet, and peace and human rights activist, Thich Nhat Hanh (called Thây by his students) has led an extraordinary life. Born in central Vietnam in 1926 he joined the monkshood at the age of sixteen. The Vietnam War confronted the monasteries with the question of whether to adhere to the contemplative life and remain meditating in the monasteries, or to help the villagers suffering under bombings and other devastation of the war. Nhat Hanh was one of those who chose to do both, helping to found the "engaged Buddhism" movement. His life has since been dedicated to the work of inner transformation for the benefit of individuals and society.

In Saigon in the early 60s, Thich Nhat Hanh founded the School of Youth Social Service, a grass-roots relief organization that rebuilt bombed villages, set up schools and medical centers, resettled homeless families, and organized agricultural cooperatives. Rallying some 10,000 student volunteers, the SYSS based its work on the Buddhist principles of non-violence and compassionate action. Despite government denunciation of his activity, Nhat Hanh also founded a Buddhist University, a publishing house, and an influential peace activist magazine in Vietnam.

After visiting the U.S. and Europe in 1966 on a peace mission, he was banned from returning to Vietnam in 1966. On subsequent travels to the U.S., he made the case for peace to federal and Pentagon officials including Robert McNamara. He may have changed the course of U.S. history when he persuaded Martin Luther King, Jr. to oppose the Vietnam War publicly, and so helped to galvanize the peace movement. The following year, King nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize. Subsequently, Nhat Hanh led the Buddhist delegation to the Paris Peace Talks.

In 1982 he founded Plum Village, a Buddhist community in exile in France, where he continues his work to alleviate suffering of refugees, boat people, political prisoners, and hungry families in Vietnam and throughout the Third World. He has also received recognition for his work with Vietnam veterans, meditation retreats, and his prolific writings on meditation, mindfulness, and peace. He has published some 85 titles of accessible poems, prose, and prayers, with more than 40 in English. In September 2001, just a few days after the suicide terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, he addressed the issues of non-violence and forgiveness in a memorable speech at Riverside Church in New York City. In September of 2003 he addressed members of the US Congress, leading them through a two-day retreat.

Thich Nhat Hanh continues to live in Plum Village in the meditation community he founded, where he teaches, writes, and gardens; and he leads retreats worldwide on "the art of mindful living."

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