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  • The Other Shore

    A New Translation of the Heart Sutra with Commentaries

    This new translation of the Buddha's most important, most studied teaching offers a radical new interpretation. In September, 2014 Thich Nhat Hanh completed a profound and beautiful new English translation...

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  • Awakening of the Heart

    Essential Buddhist Sutras and Commentaries

    Awakening of the Heart is a comprehensive, single volume collection of the Buddha’s key sutras, translated with contemporary commentary by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. It is an essential complement...

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  • Breathe, You Are Alive

    The Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing

    According to the Buddha’s teaching in the Anapanasati Sutra, maintaining awareness of our breathing is a means of awakening to the true nature of all things and arriving at spiritual...

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  • The Diamond That Cuts Through Illusion

    The Diamond Sutra, a mainstay of the Mahayana tradition, has fascinated Buddhists for centuries because of its insights into dualism and illusion: the "diamond" can cut through any obstacle on...

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  • Transformation and Healing

    Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness

    The teachings contained in this The Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness are fundamental to the practice of meditation, and constitute the foundation of all mindfulness practice. The Sutra...

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  • Our Appointment with Life

    Sutra on Knowing the Better Way to Live Alone

    This easily accessible translation and commentary by Thich Nhat Hanh on the Sutra on Knowing the Better Way To Live Alone, is the earliest teaching of the Buddha on living...

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  • The Dhammapada

    For 2,500 years, The Dhammapada has been an essential Buddhist classic. Translated by Ananda Maitreya, the 100-year-old elder of Sri Lankan Buddhism.

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  • Zen Battles

    Modern Commentary on the Teachings of Master Linji

    One of the key tenets of the Zen school of Mahayana Buddhism is that each one of us is already a Buddha—our enlightenment is inherent within us, and the practice...

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  • Peaceful Action, Open Heart

    Lessons from the Lotus Sutra

    Peaceful Action, Open Heart shines 60 years of study and practice upon one of the crowning scriptures of the path of the Buddha, and is destined to be known as one...

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  • Two Treasures

    Buddhist Teachings on Awakening and True Happiness

    Two Treasures contains two sutras: The Sutra On The Eight Realizations Of Great Beings and The Discourse on Happiness. They explain in practical detail how to progress step-by-step towards realization...

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  • Enjoying the Ultimate

    Available September 21, 2021.

    The Nirvana Chapter of the Dharmapada

    For Buddhists seeking perfection, the Sanskrit word "nirvana" is held as the unreachable goal. But in this definitive, direct translation of the Chinese Dharmapada by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh,...

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    Love in Action

    Available November 2, 2021.

    Writings on Nonviolent Social Change

    Love in Action is a collection of over two decades of Thich Nhat Hanh’s writing on nonviolence, peace, and reconciliation. Reflecting on the devastation of war, he makes the strong...

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  • The Eight Realizations of Great Beings

    Available September 28, 2021.

    Essential Buddhist Wisdom for Realizing Your Full Potential

    A Buddhist monk's pithy guide to the Buddha's instructions for greatness, The Eight Realizations of Great Beings assures us that anyone, anywhere can walk the path of mindfulness, and embody...

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  • Stepping into Freedom

    Available August 24, 2021.

    An Introduction to Buddhist Monastic Training

    For millennia, people have set out for the hills, forests, and mountains to find freedom, happiness, peace, joy, balance, fulfillment, and God or enlightenment while living simply in spiritual community....

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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