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  • Published: 1 May 2014
  • ISBN: 9780593073988
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $29.99
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Peace of Mind

Becoming Fully Present




Bringing the practice of mindfulness to the centre of your life to help you find peace and happiness.

In Peace of Mind, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh reminds us that integrating body and mind is the only way to feel truly alive in each moment.

Bringing together ancient wisdom and contemporary thinking on the subject of mindfulness, Peace of Mind is a deceptively simple book which provides a practical foundation for understanding the principles of mind/body awareness. As it introduces critical tools for sustaining authentic wellbeing, it helps us to take control of our lives, de-stress and find peace and happiness in this frantic world.

  • Pub date: 1 May 2014
  • ISBN: 9780593073988
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $29.99

About the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar and peace activist. During the Vietnam War his work for peace and reconciliation moved Martin Luther King to nominate him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. He founded the Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon and the School of Youth for Social Service. He was exiled as a result of his work for peace but continued his activism, rescuing boat people and helping to resettle Vietnamese refugees. He has written many, very popular books, which have sold millions of copies around the world. He now lives in France where he founded a Buddhist community and meditation centre.

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Praise for Peace of Mind

“You could spend the rest of your life reading and rereading this deceptively simple book; it is that deep... Like all great teachers, Hanh transmits profound insights through simple heart-opening words. His voice is so intimate and open, reading this book is like sitting with him, in his transforming presence...This book shows you how to bring mind and body together to illuminate and heal each one.”

Rick Hanson

“Practice the gentle exercises in this graceful book to achieve the peace and happiness that mindful awareness of the fundamental union of body and mind can bring to oneself and to others.”

Richard Shusterman


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