Calming the Fearful Mind

Calming the Fearful Mind

Number of page: 130
Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
Publisher: Parallax Press
Category: Religion

In Calming the Fearful Mind, Thich Nhat Hanh examines the roots of terrorism and fear, showing how both can be overcome through compassion and an open heart. Teaching that we will only be safe when we acknowledge our real enemies, ignorance and violence, Nhat Hanh offers step-by-step instructions for calming the mind and looking deeply into our own misperceptions. He shows how compassion, deep listening, and mindful communication can conquer fear and terrorism. A valuable book for anyone who has felt possessed by anger and vengefulness, as well as those concerned about global terrorism, Calming the Fearful Mind shows how Nhat Hanh’s signature practices can help address the most challenging and emotions.

About The Author

Thich Nhat Hanh
Born in Hue, Vietnam, lives near Bordeaux, France. Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, poet, scholar, and human rights activist. In 1967, he was nominated by Martin Luther King, Jr., for the Nobel Peace Prize. He is author of more than one hundred books, sixty in English, including Being Peace, Old Path White Clouds, Anger, and No Death, No Fear. He lives at Plum Village, a meditation center in France, and travels worldwide, leading retreats on the art of mindful living.

Rachel Neumann (Editor)
Rachel Neumann is Senior Editor at Parallax Press and lives in Oakland, California.