Calming the Fearful Mind

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Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to find true safety in an age of terror. With simple insight, he illustrates how we can transform and uproot terrorism through the practices of compassion, deep listening, and mindful communication. This book offers key teachings to heal the misunderstandings that divide us. With his signature empathy and insight, Nhat Hanh addresses the deep questions of how to create individual and national safety while at the same time showing true compassion. Calming the Fearful Mind is an invaluable book for anyone who has wondered how to deal with anger and the desire for retaliation.
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About the author

Thich Nhat Hanh was born in central Vietnam on October 11, 1926. He entered Tu Hieu Temple as a novice monk at the age of sixteen. During the Vietnam War, he was part of a movement called "engaged Buddhism", which combines traditional practices with nonviolent civil disobedience. For this, he was exiled by both the Communist and non-Communist governments and was nominated by Martin Luther King, Jr. for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967 for his efforts to reconcile North and South Vietnam. He is a teacher, author, poet, and peace activist. He has written over 100 titles on meditation, mindfulness and Engaged Buddhism, as well as poems, children's stories, and commentaries on ancient Buddhist texts. His books include The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching: An Introduction to Buddhism, Peace Is Every Step, The Miracle of Mindfulness, The Art of Power, True Love and Anger, Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire, and Living Buddha, Living Christ. He founded a retreat in France called Plum Village.

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Publisher
ReadHowYouWant.com
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Published on
Jun 24, 2009
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Pages
162
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ISBN
9781458711410
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Language
English
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Genres
Body, Mind & Spirit / Inspiration & Personal Growth
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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