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Nhat Hanh
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Thich Nhat Hanh, the author of the book, was born in Vietnam in 1926. He spent his entire life as a Buddhist monk and helped the world heal inner and external wounds through the Zen Buddhist perspective. His teachings of mindful living, conscious breathing, smiling, and active mindfulness are, according Hanh, the central components of inner peace, and world peace. Having co-founded numerous schools of Buddhist thought, schools and retreats, Hanh is a world-known expert on passive resistance, ecology, environmental issues, and the search for peace. Thrown out of Vietnam in 1969, Hanh's passive rebellion against war, poverty, and a loss of tradition have led millions to follow his teachings, and allowed his work to spread throughout both hemispheres. Throughout the book, Hanh uses analogy, personal examples, Buddhist concepts, and symbolism to teach readers the methods of conscious breathing and mindful living. Readers are then shown how to...

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