Healing: A Woman's Journey from Doctor to Nun

Healing: A Woman's Journey from Doctor to Nun

by Sister Dang Nghiem
     
 

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This extraordinary story takes the reader from the rice fields of Vietnam to the peaceful surrounding of Thich Nhat Hanh’s monastery in Plum Village. Healing traces a young woman’s path from an abusive childhood in a war-torn Vietnam, to a promising career as a medical doctor and poet, to finally finding true happiness as a nun. With humor, insight,See more details below

Overview

This extraordinary story takes the reader from the rice fields of Vietnam to the peaceful surrounding of Thich Nhat Hanh’s monastery in Plum Village. Healing traces a young woman’s path from an abusive childhood in a war-torn Vietnam, to a promising career as a medical doctor and poet, to finally finding true happiness as a nun. With humor, insight, and an irrepressible sense of joy, Sister Dang Nghiem story demonstrates how one woman’s unique path can provide clarity and guidance for everyone.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935209850
Publisher:
Parallax Press
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
120
Sales rank:
620,130
File size:
1 MB

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Meet the Author

Born, in 1968, during a turbulent time of the Viet Nam War, Sister Dang Nghiem graduated from a prestigious medical school and was a practicing doctor at UCSF medical hospital. She is a nun in the community of Thich Nhat Hanh and currently resides at Deer Park monastery in near San Diego, CA.

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