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Everyone wants peace, but as anyone who has tried to find it knows, the biggest obstacle is often our own powerful emotions. In Taming the Tiger Within, Thich Nhat Hanh distills the wisdom of his many books into short meditations and contemplations for applying his advice to daily life--for transforming anger, fear, jealousy, and other difficult emotions. An acclaimed scholar, peace activist, and Buddhist master revered by people of all faiths, Thich Nhat Hanh has inspired millions worldwide. Now, he focuses his profound spiritual insight on the basic human emotions we all struggle with every day: anger, fear and love. Drawn from his national bestsellers No Death, No Fear; Anger; and Going Home and grounded in the Buddhist practices of mindfulness and compassion, this handbook of meditations and reflections offers readers inspirational and pragmatic techniques for diffusing anger, conquering fear, and cultivating love in every arena of life.
"Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man, for he is humble and devout."—Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
"[Thich Nhat Hanh] shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth."—His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Grounded in the Buddhist practices of mindfulness and compassion, this handbook of meditations and reflections offers techniques for diffusing anger, conquering fear, and cultivating love.
Taming the Tiger Within is a handbook of meditations, analogies, and reflections that offer pragmatic techniques for diffusing anger, converting fear, and cultivating love in every arena of life-a wise and exquisite guide for bringing harmony and healing to one's life and relationships.
Acclaimed scholar, peace activist, and Buddhist master revered by people of all faiths, Thich Nhat Hanh has inspired millions worldwide with his insight into the human heart and mind. Now he focuses his profound spiritual wisdom on the basic human emotions everyone struggles with on a daily basis.
About the Author
Thich Nhat Hanh, a rare combination of mystic, scholar, and activist, is a Vietnamese monk and one of the most beloved Buddhist teachers alive today. Poet, Zen master, and chairman of the Vietnamese Buddhist Peace Delegation during the Vietnam War, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The author of more than 100 books of poetry, fiction, and philosophy, including the bestselling Living Buddha, Living Christ, he has lived in exile from his native Vietnam for 38 years.