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The Art of Living

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Thich Nhat Hanh is the subject of the major documentary Walk With Me narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch

Master the art of living from one of the world's most revered spiritual leaders.

Thich Nhat Hanh, the world's most renowned Zen master, turns his mindful attention to the most important subject of all - the art of living.

The bestselling author of The Miracle of Mindfulness presents, for the first time, seven transformative meditations that open up new perspectives on our lives, our relationships and our interconnectedness with the world around us. He reveals an art of living in mindfulness that helps us answer life's deepest questions, experience the happiness and freedom we desire and face ageing and dying with curiosity and joy instead of fear.

Stimulating and inspiring, this book teaches us the importance of looking inside ourselves and developing compassion, before we can turn to our relationships at home and in the wider world. Full of remarkable stories from Thich Nhat Hanh's own experiences and mindful practices for engaging with life, this will be a book that will help us generate happiness, understanding and love so we can live deeply in each moment of our life, right where we are.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 135 x 216 x 17mm | 227g
  • Rider & Co
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1846045096
  • 9781846045097
  • 13,245

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"Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man, for he is humble and devout...a scholar of immense intellectual capacity."
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[He] shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth. -- His Holiness the Dalai Lama The father of mindfulness. * Irish Times * Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man, for he is humble and devout...a scholar of immense intellectual capacity. -- Martin Luther King
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About Thich Nhat Hanh

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.
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