Buddhist Wisdom for Cooling the Flames
Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth -- The Dalai Lama Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man, for he is humble and devout. He is a scholar of immense intellectual capacity. His ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity -- Martin Luther King, Jr. An extremely important book Thich Nhat Hanh does not merely teach peace; Thich Nhat Hanh is peace -- Elizabeth Gilbert Thich Nhat Hanh's work, on and off the page, has proven to be the antidote to our modern pain and sorrows ... His books help me be more human, more me than I was before -- Ocean Vuong, author of On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Born in Hue, Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh is a Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar and human rights activist. In 1967, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King. He founded the Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon, the School of Youth and Social Service and the Plum Village Buddhist community and meditation centre in France, where he lived for many years. He is the author of many acclaimed books including Peace is Every Step, Old Path White Clouds and Fear, which have sold millions of copies around the world. He lives at the Tu Hieu Temple in Vietnam where he was first ordained when he was sixteen years old.