"This book is a treasure. If you look deeply you will see in it the seeds of all Thich Nhat Hanh's most important teachings, and the seeds of your awakenings as well." —Jack Kornfield
"...a jewel of love and wisdom" —Small Press
Being Peace is a classic of contemporary religious literature and an excellent introduction to the writings of Thich Nhat Hanh and to engaged Buddhism. Now in its fourteenth printing, with more than 150,000 copies in print, Being Peace continues to be our most widely-read book.
The classic introduction to Zen Master and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh's most important teachings. This eloquent meditation on "being peace in order to make peace" is more relevant than ever. A book for everyone concerned about the state of the world and the quality of our lives, it has lost none of its timeliness since it was first published in 1987. It is filled with practical suggestions on how to create a more peaceful world "right in the moment we are alive." This newly revised, beautiful edition is the perfect starting point for those who are getting their first introduction to Buddhism as well as a must-have for those already engaged in the tradition. The paperback edition contains a new introduction by Jack Kornfield. Illustrated by Mayumi Oda.