Your True Home: The Everyday Wisdom of Thich Nhat Hanh (Paperback)
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365 practical, powerful teachings for daily inspiration on how mindfulness can transform our lives and the greater world—from the beloved Zen teacher and author of No Mud, No Lotus
“Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal inner peace and peace on earth.” —His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Bringing the energy of true presence into our lives really does change things for the better—and all it takes is a little training. This treasury of 365 gems of daily inspiration is for anyone who wants to train to meet every moment of life with 100 percent attention.
Beloved spiritual teacher Thich Nhat Hanh draws from the his best-selling works to offer powerful and transformative words of wisdom that reflect the great themes of his teachings: how the practice of mindfulness brings joy and insight into every moment of our lives; how to transcend fear and other negative emotions; how to transform our relationships through love, presence, and deep listening; and how to practice peace for our world.
Inspiring, joyful, and deeply insightful, Your True Home shows how practicing mindfulness can improve every area of our lives—and how its benefits radiate beyond us to affect others and the whole, larger world.
About the Author
A Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hanh is an internationally known author, poet, scholar, and peace activist, and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King Jr. He is the author of numerous books, including the best-selling Living Buddha, Living Christ; Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames; Peace Is Every Step; and The Miracle of Mindfulness. He has founded monastic communities in France, Vermont, and California and teaches actively around the world.
"Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal inner peace and peace on earth."
—His Holiness the Dalai Lama
"Thich Nhat Hanh writes with the voice of the Buddha."
—Sogyal Rinpoche, author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
"365 pithy teachings. . . . In the editor’s preface, Melvin McLeod suggests reading them slowly, maybe one or two a day, in order to savor and digest them more fully. This is excellent advice, but whenever I sit down with the book, I find myself reading ‘just one more’ and ‘just one more’ again."
"What I most appreciate in this little book is how each passage cuts directly through to the heart of the matter. The selections are simple, profound, and meaningfully applicable to everyday life in today’s world."
—New Spirit Journal
"Melvin McLeod has done a wonderful job of compiling one year’s worth of Hanh’s teachings. Each reading is short: none is more than a half page in length and most are shorter. Yet each contains a potent seed capable of transforming a day or even a lifetime if allowed to take hold and grow. If the world could practice what Hanh preaches, I believe the major problems facing our world today could be resolved."
—San Francisco Book Review