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Fragrant Palm Leaves: Journals, 1962-1966

Fragrant Palm Leaves: Journals, 1962-1966

by Thich Nhat Hanh


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Best known for his Buddhist teachings, Thich Nhat Hanh has lived in exile from his native Vietnam since 1966. These remarkable early journals reveal not only an exquisite portrait of the Zen master as a young man, but the emergence of a great poet and literary voice of Vietnam. From his years as a student and teaching assistant at Princeton and Columbia, to his efforts to negotiate peace and a better life for the Vietnamese, Fragrant Palm Leaves offers an elegant and profound glimpse into the heart and mind of one of the world's most beloved spiritual teachers.

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ISBN-13: 9781573227964
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/01/1999
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 869,713
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, poet, and peacemaker who was nominated by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for the Nobel Peace Prize. The author of many books, including Living Buddha, Living Christ, he lives in France in the monastic community known as Plum Village and lectures and gives retreats regularly in North America.

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