A Way of Life: Zen Monastics at Work and at Play

A Way of Life: Zen Monastics at Work and at Play


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The beauty and joy of monks and nuns at work and play is captured in this inspiring photobook by Paul Davis, with quotes on joy and work from Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh.

This is a coffee table photo book by professional photographer and Thich Nhat Hanh student Paul Davis. In candid photos from around the world, Davis captures the joy of the present moment experienced by monks and nuns of all ages in traditional and unexpected activities and locations. Contains 50 full bleed black-and-white and color photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781941529768
Publisher: Parallax Press
Publication date: 11/07/2017
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most revered Zen teachers in the world today. His best-selling books include Be Free Where You Are and How to Love. He lives in Plum Village in southwest France. Nhat Hanh has been teaching the art of mindful living for more than 70 years.

Paul Davis is a retired social worker and a documentary photographer who first began photographing Vietnam as a Marine in 1966. A member of the Order of Interbeing, Davis has been a student of Thich Nhat Hanh since 1990. Davis' photos appear regularly in Lion's Roar and The Mindfulness Bell magazines. He leads Being Peace Sangha, a community that practices in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh in Cincinnati, Ohio where Paul Davis lives.

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