THE POCKET THICH NHAT HANH
Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is a global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist, revered around the world for his pioneering teachings on mindfulness, global ethics and peace. This tiny book that fits in your back pocket is packed with his wisdom towards a mindful life.
Our favorite Thich Nhat Hanh quotes...
We are continually inspired by the life + work of That Nat Hahn. We look to him often in our pursuit to live a life of purpose. Here are just a few of our favortie quotes of his.
// We have to walk in a way that we only print peace and serenity on the Earth. Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.
There is no way to happiness - happiness is the way.
The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.
Our own message has to be our message // -Thich Nhat Hanh
Who is Thich Nhat Hanh?
Ordained as monk aged 16 in Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh soon envisioned a kind of engaged Buddhism that could respond directly to the needs of society.
He was a prominent teacher and social activist in his home country before finding himself exiled for calling for peace.
In the West he played a key role in introducing mindfulness and created mindful communities (sanghas) around the world. His teachings have impacted politicians, business leaders, activists, teachers and countless others. As he famously said " no mud, no lotus " he has offered us all the path to rise from the mud + bloom into a beautiful lotus flower.
* visit our YAXCHE MUSINGS page on the site to listen to the monks of Hahn's monastery in France chanting.