Being Peace PDF Ú Hardcover


Being Peace Since its publication in 1987, Being Peace has become a classic of contemporary religious literature In his simple and readable style, Thich Nhat Hanh shows how our state of mind and body can make the world a peaceful place We learn to transform the very situations that pressure and antagonize us into opportunities for practicing mindfulness.



10 thoughts on “Being Peace

  1. Jessaka Jessaka says:

    Being PeaceI keep Thich Naht Hanh s books in my book case but any I do not read them I think of him often, ever since he had a stroke He made it though, but I can t find out how he is As far as I know he is still aliveand still a very wise but old man Some days when I walk in the woods I try to breathe in peace and breathe it out again, but it has been so many years that now I think about what people are going through in the world and the change


  2. jeremy jeremy says:

    i found this book far rewarding than i had expected it to be thich nhat hanh, vietnamese poet, peace activist, and buddhist monk, has written dozens of books, many that incorporate the related themes of non violence and zen buddhism being peace, originally published some twenty five years ago, is a slim affair, but contains a wealth of practical insight nhat hanh focuses his book on the subjects of suffering, perception, non duality, interbeing, med


  3. Anita Anita says:

    Even though some references are a little dated Cold War , this book is entirely relevant now in order to achieve peace, we each have to become peaceful We can t wait for peace to happen, we must live it.


  4. Michael Armijo Michael Armijo says:

    This book was recommended by a fellow photographer friend named Beth Lambert of CANADA It s an EXCELLENT read for any one I also introduced it to a young man in France who was still finding himself Frederic Deltour and he often tells me that the book changed improved his LIFE.This is the perfect book for MINDFULNESS TRAINING something we ALL need from time to time Words that impacted me in this book If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can blossom like a


  5. Iona Stewart Iona Stewart says:

    I didn t find this book to be as easy to read as Peace is every step , which I previously reviewed I feel that it goes deeply into things and thus is challenging.Thich Nhat Hanh is a Buddhist from Vietnam who now lives in exile in France He recently had a stroke at the age of about 90 and was seriously ill, but survived.This book is a collection of talks he gave to peacemakers and meditation students in 1985.He tells us of the importance of walking meditation


  6. Joanna Joanna says:

    The we see, the we understand The we understand, the easier it is for us to have compassion and love Understanding is the source of love Understanding is love itself. p.107This book is incredibly inspiring and insightful Thich Nhat Hanh writes in a simple and beautiful way and introduces us the teachings of Buddhism and how to use these teachings and guidelines in our daily lives He educates us on how to be peaceful and work for peace in order to make our socie


  7. Mary Mary says:

    This book, recommended by my then therapist, skewed my vision for the better Instead of seeing black white, I started seeing and understanding all the shades of grey The Middle Way A little hokey, but whatever, it works if you want it to.


  8. Phyllis Phyllis says:

    A book to keep.


  9. Vaishali Vaishali says:

    Extraordinary in its simplicity and humanity, clearly outlining the very personality needed for our species to evolve Gentle and practical in its approach A smile makes you master of yourself Recently, one friend asked me, How can I force myself to smile when I am filled with sorrow It isn t natural I told her she must be able to smile to her sorrow, because we are than our sorrow A human being is like a television set with millions of channels If we turn the Buddha on, we are


  10. Hoang Lien Hoang Lien says:

    I ve spent the last 3 days listening to the audio version of this book and felt peaceful and calm ever since Some of my most favourite quotes from the book For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them Do not say that I ll depart tomorrow because even today I still arrive We have to be in the present time, because only the present is real, only in the present can we be alive We do not practice for the sake of the future, to be reborn in


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