Thich Nhat Hanh

At Home In The World
  • At Home In The World

  • 'One of the most influential spiritual leaders of our times' Oprah

    Essential life lessons from the world's most famous monk. Through a beautiful collection of autobiographical stories and teachings, At Home in the World tells the remarkable life of the beloved Zen Master, Thich Nhat Hanh. With his signature clarity and warmth, he shares tales from his childhood in rural Vietnam through to his travels teaching the world the art of mindfulness.

    'Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal inner peace and peace on earth' The Dalai Lama

    'Thich Nhat Hanh does not merely teach peace; Thich Nhat Hanh is peace' Elizabeth Gilbert

Born in Hue, Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh was 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 was 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. In 2018, he returned to Vietnam to live at the Tu Hieu Temple, where he was first ordained when he was sixteen years old. He died on 22nd January 2022, at the age of 95.

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