No Death, No Fear: Comforting Wisdom for Life

No Death, No Fear: Comforting Wisdom for Life

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by Thich Nhat Hanh
     
 

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With hard-won wisdom and refreshing insight, Thich Nhat Hanh confronts a subject that has been contemplated by Buddhist monks and nuns for twenty-five-hundred years—and a question that has been pondered by almost anyone who has ever lived: What is death? In No Death, No Fear, the acclaimed teacher and poet examines our concepts of death, fear, and

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With hard-won wisdom and refreshing insight, Thich Nhat Hanh confronts a subject that has been contemplated by Buddhist monks and nuns for twenty-five-hundred years—and a question that has been pondered by almost anyone who has ever lived: What is death? In No Death, No Fear, the acclaimed teacher and poet examines our concepts of death, fear, and the very nature of existence. Through Zen parables, guided meditations, and personal stories, he explodes traditional myths of how we live and die. Thich Nhat Hanh shows us a way to live a life unfettered by fear.

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"At some point in their lives, most people are haunted by the question 'What happens after death?' Beloved teacher, poet, and activist Thich Nhat Hanh takes this question to heart in his latest book about how to understand death and stop fearing life...His advice is founded on personal examples, and guided meditations help readers grapple with the loss of a loved one, confront their mortality, and live each day to its fullest."—Tricycle

"Simple but profound."—The Denver Post

"[A] masterwork...Thich Nhat Hanh has rendered us an invaluable service by opening our hearts and minds..."—Spirituality & Health Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573223331
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/22/2003
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
202,766
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
"At some point in their lives, most people are haunted by the question 'What happens after death?' Beloved teacher, poet, and activist Thich Nhat Hanh takes this question to heart in his latest book about how to understand death and stop fearing life...His advice is founded on personal examples, and guided meditations help readers grapple with the loss of a loved one, confront their mortality, and live each day to its fullest."—Tricycle

"Simple but profound."—The Denver Post

"[A] masterwork...Thich Nhat Hanh has rendered us an invaluable service by opening our hearts and minds..."—Spirituality & Health Journal

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