Thich Nhat Hanh

Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet
  • Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet

  • ‘The monk who taught the world mindfulness’ Time

    In this exciting new book of teachings for the next generation, beloved Zen master and bestselling author Thich Nhat Hanh offers radical new ways to sustain calm, clarity and connection while acting to be the change we want to see in the world. Featuring hitherto unpublished teachings, as well as powerful examples of engaged action from his own life, this book visions a path for how we can contribute to the collective awakening our fractured world so desperately needs.

    The climate crisis is the greatest threat to humanity and in this enlightening work Thich Nhat Hanh teaches us how to face this challenge with the aid of the Buddhist teachings of interconnectedness and the impermanence of things, all told in his distinctly wise and guiding voice.

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.

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