Opening the Heart of the Cosmos by Thich Nhat Hanh
Insights on the Lotus Sutra

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This book has been re-released with a new title, Peaceful Action, Open Heart. Peaceful Action, Open Heart is available as both a paperback and an ebook. The hardcover edition of Opening the Heart of the Cosmos is out of print.

In both editions, Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how a revered Buddhist sutra can be a profound guide to transforming ourselves and the world. Teaching universal mindfulness, he speaks with the authority which comes from the depths of a people's suffering and yet has remained open and pure. Opening the Heart of the Cosmos highlights elements of the sutra as keys to global compassion, love, and understanding, while invoking a wide range of contemporary concerns. "This is the great insight of the Mahayana," he says, "that everyone can become a Buddha."

About Thich Nhat Hanh

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Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar, and peace activist who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He is the author of many books, including the classics Peace Is Every Step and The Art of Power. Hanh lives in Plum Village, his meditation center in France, and leads retreats worldwide on the art of mindful living. Dr. Lilian Cheung is a lecturer and Director of Health Promotion and Communication at the Harvard School of Public Health’s Department of Nutrition. She has been a co-investigator at Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity, which collaborates with community partners to design, implement and evaluate programs that improve nutrition and physical activity among children and youth. She is also the creator and editorial director of The Nutrition Source, the Harvard School of Public Health’s nutrition website for journalists, health professionals and consumers.
Published October 28, 2003 by Parallax Press. 224 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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