The Novice

The Novice : A Story of True Love

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Fans of Thich Nhat Hanh's Peace is Every Step and Anger, and Deepak Chopra's Buddha, will appreciate Hanh's wisdom and storytelling in his novel The Novice, which contains universal themes that transcend all boundaries of faith, creed, country, and era.

Through the parable of a young woman who stays true to herself and her faith in the face of adversity, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist master and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh enables readers to embark on their own path of introspection and self-discovery.

With his trademark insight, Hanh presents a path to greater awareness of the means to manifest peace both inside oneself and in the world at large.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 132 x 202 x 16mm | 140.61g
  • HarperOne
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0062005847
  • 9780062005847
  • 752,190

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Thich Nhat Hanh is a real poet. --Robert Lowell"
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A timeless message of ancient wisdom

bestselling author and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh transforms an ancient folktale into a timeless parable of a young woman who dares to risk her life and her faith. with this elegant teaching, he reminds us that we all face our own injustices and suffering. By connecting with compassion, love, and the boundless heart of the Buddha, we can discover a mind and heart that are peaceful, happy, and free.
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