Peace Begins Here: Palestinians and Israelis Listening to Each Other

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Parallax Press, Nov 15, 2004 - Religion - 160 pages
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In Peace Begins Here, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh demonstrates how a real peace process is based on spiritual, not political, strength. He offers the idea that peace in oneself is the basis of peace in the family, society, and the world.

Based on an ongoing Buddhist retreat project for Israelis and Palestinians, this book suggests practical ways to handle our strong emotions and misperceptions. If we bring peace into ourselves we have a clearer understanding of ourselves as well as others.

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Thich Nhat Hanh is a respected and beloved Vietnamese Buddhist monk living in exile in France. He is well known for his writings on Buddhism and mindfulness as well as his peace work. In 2003 Nhat ... Read full review

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Born in Hue, Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh is a 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. Best selling books include The World We Have and Buddha Mind Buddha Body. He lives at Plum Village, his meditation center in France, and travels worldwide, leading retreats on “the art of mindful living.”

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