Sunday, March 15, 2009

Experiencing Peace in a War-Torn World - Thich Nhat Hanh

Experiencing Peace in a War-Torn World - Thich Nhat Hanh
World-renowned Vietnamese-born Buddhist teacher, scholar, and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh talks with Vishakha N. Desai, President, Asia Society, about his controversial and distinguished life as a Buddhist and a voice for peace from the days of the Vietnam War to the ongoing conflicts of the 21st century. Hanh is author of the national bestseller Peace Is Every Step and his new book is The Art of Power. - Asia Society

Presented 10-10-07, Asian Society, New York, NY

The inseparability of spirituality and politics has been brought front-stage by peace advocates such as the Dali Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Aung San Suu Kyi, the Quakers and many others. Spiritual practitioners can no longer fantasize about enlightenment while avoiding the cries of the world for help. Thich Nhat Hanh, offers stark, gentle wisdom for living in a world of anger and violence.


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