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  • Healing Resistance

    A Radically Different Response to Harm

    Activists and social change agents, restorative justice practitioners, faith leaders, and anybody engaged in social progress and shifting society will find this mindful approach to nonviolent action indispensable. Nonviolence was...

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  • America’s Racial Karma

    An Invitation to Heal

    Immediate, illuminating, and hopeful: this is the key set of talks given by leading Zen Buddhist teacher Larry Ward, PhD, on breaking America's cycle of racial trauma.

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  • True Peace Work

    Essential Writings on Engaged Buddhism

    Thich Nhat Hanh and many others are featured in this foundational trove of Buddhist essays, poems, and teachings. Now a modern classic, True Peace Work is the premier collection of...

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  • Good Citizens

    Creating Enlightened Society

    In Good Citizens, Thich Nhat Hanh lays out the foundation for an international solidarity movement based on a shared sense of compassion, mindful consumption, and right action. Following these principles,...

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  • Peace, Love, Action!

    Everyday Acts of Goodness from A to Z

    Peace, Love, Action! is an illustrated, illuminated A-Z of everyday actions that directly make a peaceful, fun, and vibrant world. With original artworks bringing each action to life, "make friends," "go...

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  • One Buddha is Not Enough

    A Story of Collective Awakening

    How do we learn to believe in ourselves and not just rely on our spiritual teachers? This question often directly posed to Thich Nhat Hanh as "Who will be your...

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  • Calming the Fearful Mind

    A Zen Response to Terrorism

    In a time of terrorism and uncertainty, how can any of us feel truly safe? Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh looks at the real roots of terrorism and fear and...

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  • The Idealist’s Survival Kit

    75 Simple Ways to Avoid Burnout

    The Idealist's Survival Kit is a series of 75 short reflections on mindfulness in action designed to support humanitarian professionals and volunteers in addressing the specific themes and issues that they are likely...

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  • The World We Have

    A Buddhist Approach to Peace and Ecology

    In this provocative book, noted Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh offers a dramatic vision of the future of a planet overheated by rapidly disappearing fossil fuels, degraded by massive overconsumption,...

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  • World as Lover, World as Self

    Courage for Global Justice and Ecological Renewal

    An enduring classic of the environmental movement, Joanna Macy's poetic, groundbreaking call to action is poised to inspire a new generation. It's official: humanity is in crisis. Facing the magnitude...

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  • Peace Begins Here

    Palestinians and Israelis Listening to Each Other

    In this highly anticipated Buddhist perspective on resolving conflict, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh demonstrates how a real peace process is based on spiritual,not political strength. Inspired by...

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  • Keeping the Peace

    Mindfulness and Public Service

    Keeping the Peace speaks to all of us who work in difficult, people-oriented jobs and shows us how to turn environments that are often filled with anger, stress, and frustration...

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  • Seeds of Peace

    A Buddhist Vision for Renewing Society

    Seeds of Peace is a critique of modern society and a proposal for a more humane and livable world. Sulak Sivaraksa of Thailand is one of Asia’s leading social thinkers...

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  • In the Footsteps of Gandhi

    Conversations with Spiritual Social Activists

    In the Footsteps of Gandhi is a collection of original and soul-searching interviews with contemporary spiritual social activists. Whether discussing AIDS, apartheid, or the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, they embody the understanding...

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  • Worlds in Harmony

    Compassionate Action for a Better World

    In Worlds in Harmony, the Dalai Lama explores the nature of suffering and its release through compassionate action. The book focuses on the understanding that a deep awareness of our...

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  • Mindfulness in the Marketplace

    Compassionate Responses to Consumerism

    Mindfulness in the Marketplace suggests a reorientation of consumers from passive purchasers to aware, responsible citizens who see the dynamic connection between their purchases and their values. The Middle Path...

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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