The classic guide to mindful meditation practice from the world renowned Zen master.
Born in Hue, Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh is a Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar and human rights activist. In 1967, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King. He founded the Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon, the School of Youth and Social Service and the Plum Village Buddhist community and meditation centre in France, where he lived for many years. He is the author of many acclaimed books including Peace is Every Step, Old Path White Clouds and Fear, which have sold millions of copies around the world. He lives at the Tu Hieu Temple in Vietnam where he was first ordained when he was sixteen years old.
Thich Nhat Hanh's ideas for peace, if applied, would build a
monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity. -- Martin
Luther King, Jr.
The father of mindfulness * Irish Times *
One of the best available introductions to the wisdom and beauty of meditation practice. * New Age Journal *
He has immense presence and both personal and Buddhist authority. If there is a candidate for 'Living Buddha' on earth today, it is Thich Nhat Hanh. -- Roshi Richard Baker, author of Original Mind: The Practice of Zen in the West
One of the most influential spiritual leaders of our time -- Oprah Winfrey