Drawn from more than twenty of his books, these are the essential writings of one of the most beloved and influential spiritual figures of our day. This book gives us an inspiring impression of his message and his vision. It is about the art of living-in-awareness and meditation, about the deep alliance of everything with everything, about extensive compassion, and a down-to-earth life attitude, about Buddha and Christ as brothers, about the joy of the now and about learning to embrace our fury.
ABOUT THE EDITOR
The editor, Robert Ellsberg, is the author of Blessed Among All Women, Dorothy Day: Selected Writings and The Saints Guide to Happiness. He is the editor-in-chief of Orbis Books.
Robert Ellsberg is editor-in-chief of Orbis Books. His many books include All Saints, Blessed Are You Among Women and The Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese poet, bestselling author and peace activist, has been a Buddhist monk for over 40 years. He was chairman of the Vietnamese Buddhist Peace delegation during the Vietnam War and was nominated by Dr Martin Luther King for the Nobel Peace Prize. In 1966 he visited the US and Europe on a peace mission and was unable to return to his native land. Today he heads Plum Village, a meditation community in south-western France, where he teaches, writes, gardens and aids refugees worldwide.