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Thich Nhat Hanh – 4 Life-Changing Books from the World-Renowned Zen master

Thich Nhat Hanh – 4 Life-Changing Books from the World-Renowned Zen master

Today is a very special day on my blog; I am officially in book reviewing and sharing my experience with the works of the best authors in the world.

My first blog post in this category I am honored to dedicate to a Vietnamese Thiền Buddhist monk and peace activist, founder of the Plum Village Tradition – Thich Nhat Hanh.

With over 100 books published, Thich Nhat Hanh is all times advocate for peace and a tireless promoter of nonviolent conflict solutions. Vegeterian. And probably one of the most spiritually engaged people of our time.

Mindfulness became my passion just a few years ago. Yet, my path from discovering this phenomenon to actually applying it to my life was not simple or fast at all.

It started with:

You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment by Thich Nhat Hanh


Quote: ‘Happiness can be attained by letting go, including letting go of your ideas about happiness.’

Thich Nhat Hanh writes simple about the most important things, and sincerity with which he shares his knowledge is simply brilliant. 

You Are Here became my start-point to a more mindful living, some kind of guideline on overcoming my fears and sorrows, healing emotional pain, and my all times teacher on the path of acquainting with the core of human existence -  soul.

If you are interested in spiritual growth, or searching a way out of your emotional struggles, this book can become a real treasure for you.

Other works of brilliant Thich Nhat Hanh that you should know about:


Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life


This book is a silver lining between the chaos of our day-to-day life and struggles with weight control; how mindfulness can help you to come to peace in this senseless, never ending war for healthy body.

This book is not about empty promises that most diet books are pumping us with. This is a real life changing experience.

Your True Home: The Everyday Wisdom of Thich Nhat Hanh


How cool would that be if you had a teacher to help you to live every day wisely and mandfully, right?! With Your True Home, it’s possible.

This is a collection of 365 gems of daily wisdom from one of the most beloved Buddhist teachers of our age. If this book is not a true gift to this world, I don’t know what is then!

Peace is Every Step


Quote: ‘When you begin to see that your enemy is suffering, that is the beginning of insight.’

If reading this quote makes something to stir in your chest, then this book is for you. It can be quite challenging to see peace in this complicated for everyone time, but the message of this book, given to the world by the world-renowned Zen master and spiritual leader, Thich Nhat Hanh, is that peace is available in each moment.

Now, you have four more books to help you on your way to mindful living and a teacher to help you to spiritually cultivate yourself.

Walk as if you are kissing the Earth

by Thich Nhat Hanh.


If you find this blog post useful, let me know by clicking on the ‘like’ button or/and leaving a comment below. 

My appreciations to each and every of you. 


Del Jun 2, 2020

I enjoyed this post -


Franka Jun 2, 2020

@Del, thank you, hope it was useful. These books are true gems!

Tom K.

Tom K. Jun 2, 2020

Amaaaazing post!


Franka Jun 3, 2020

@Tom K., thank you ^_^

Lee Boyd

Lee Boyd Jun 13, 2020

Thank you so much for all your recommendations. You inspire me everyday!


Franka Jun 15, 2020

@Lee Boyd, thank you. I really appreciate you visiting my blog :)

Fortin Bass

Fortin Bass Jun 23, 2020

Thank you for the tips on books. Will certainly read some of these :)


Franka Jun 27, 2020

@Fortin Bass, it is a pleasure to be helpful! Thank you.

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