A timeless introduction to Thich Nhat Hanh's most important teachings, this spiritual classic reveals the connection between peace in oneself and peace in the world. Being Peace was one of... Read More
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A timeless introduction to Thich Nhat Hanh’s most important teachings, this spiritual classic reveals the connection between peace in oneself and peace in the world.
Being Peace was one of Thich Nhat Hanh’s first books published in the United States. Intended for peace activists and as a commentary on the peace movement of the time, the book became a sensation, and continues to be an indispensable guide along the path more than thirty years later, as Thich Nhat Hanh himself has become an internationally renowned spiritual leader.
Translated into more than thirty languages and with half a million copies sold in the US alone, reading Being Peace is like drinking a cool glass of water on a hot day. Many of the hallmarks of Thich Nhat Hanh’s teaching appear here for the first time, in his trademark clear and steady style. The book’s opening has become one of his most widely quoted teachings: “Life is filled with suffering, but it is also filled with many wonders, such as the blue sky, the sunshine, the eyes of a baby. To suffer is not enough.”
Available in this stunning hardcover commemorative edition for the first time, this is the perfect introduction to Thich Nhat Hanh’s work, for yourself or for your loved ones.
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"When I do feel myself slipping away from troubles or problems in life, reading a few chapters always brings me back to who I am."LavezzoD
"[Thich Nhat Hanh] is funny, poetic, and... makes being a peaceful, compassionate person seem as easy as breathing"Erin L. Sapp
"The way [Thich Nhat Hanh] writes simply gets to you, like you're having a conversation with a friend, and you actually fell the peace he brings."Paola Madrigal
"There is something about his writing style that makes for easy reading and his message seems to be absorbed subconsciously in my mind."David Wilder
About Thich Nhat Hanh
Thich Nhat Hanh was a world-renowned spiritual teacher and peace activist. Born in Vietnam in 1926, he became a Zen Buddhist monk at the age of sixteen. Over seven decades of teaching, he published more than 100 books, which have sold more than four million copies in the United States... Read More