ISBN-10:
093807797X
ISBN-13:
9780938077978
Pub. Date:
11/28/1996
Publisher:
Parallax Press
Being Peace / Edition 1

Being Peace / Edition 1

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Overview

Being Peace is a timeless and eloquent introduction to Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and his most important teachings. First published in 1987 and translated into more than thirty languages, this spiritual classic reveals the connection between our own personal happiness and the state of the world around us.

Thich Nhat Hanh's key practices are presented in simple and clear language, offering practical suggestions for creating a more peaceful world "right in the moment we are alive." Being Peace is a must-have for those interested in Buddhist practice and a perfect starting point for anyone concerned about how to create peace in themselves and the world. This newly revised edition contains an introduction by author and spiritual teacher Jack Kornfield.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780938077978
Publisher: Parallax Press
Publication date: 11/28/1996
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 6.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most revered Zen teachers in the world today. His best-selling books include Happiness and Peace Is Every Step. He lives in Plum Village in southwest France, where he teaches the art of mindful living.

Jack Kornfield was trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has taught around the world since 1974. He also holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. He is a co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society and of the Spirit Rock Center and has written several books.

Mayumi Oda (Illustrator) was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1941. Her paintings are exhibited internationally, and her recent work as an activist includes coordination of the World Court Project, an effort to make nuclear weapons illegal, and helping to establish a women s refuge center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Mayumi currently lives, farms, and swims in Kealakekua, Hawaii.

Arnold Kotler (Editor of First Edition) was an ordained student at the San Francisco and Tassajara Zen Centers from 1969 to 1984. He was the founding editor of Parallax Press and now resides in Hawaii.

Table of Contents

Introduction9
1Suffering Is Not Enough13
2The Three Gems21
3Feelings and Perceptions39
4The Heart of Practice51
5Working for Peace65
6Interbeing85
7Meditation in Daily Life109

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