This is a coffee table photo book by professional photographer and Thich Nhat Hanh student Paul Davis. In candid photos from around the world, Davis captures the joy of the present moment experienced by monks and nuns of all ages in traditional and unexpected activities and locations. Contains 50 full-bleed black-and-white and color photographs.
Paul Davis is a retired social worker and a documentary photographer who first began photographing Vietnam as a Marine in 1966. A member of the Order of Interbeing, Davis has been a student of Thich Nhat Hanh since 1990. Davis' photos appear regularly in Lion's Roar and The Mindfulness Bell magazines. He leads Being Peace Sangha, a community that practices in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh in Cincinnati, Ohio where Davis lives.
Buddhist teachings and meditation offer a roadmap to help college students and others in early adulthood incorporate mindfulness into their lives as a means of facing the myriad struggles unique to this stage of life.