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  • Published: 15 November 2017
  • ISBN: 9781941529768
  • Imprint: Parallax
  • Format: Hardback
  • RRP: $59.99

A Way Of Life

Zen Monastics at Work and at Play


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The beauty and joy of monks and nuns at work and play is captured in this inspiring photobook by Paul Davis, with quotes on joy and work from Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh.

This is a coffee table photo book by professional photographer and Thich Nhat Hanh student Paul Davis. In candid photos from around the world, Davis captures the joy of the present moment experienced by monks and nuns of all ages in traditional and unexpected activities and locations. Contains 50 full bleed black-and-white and color photographs.

  • Pub date: 15 November 2017
  • ISBN: 9781941529768
  • Imprint: Parallax
  • Format: Hardback
  • RRP: $59.99

About the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar and peace activist. During the Vietnam War his work for peace and reconciliation moved Martin Luther King to nominate him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. He founded the Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon and the School of Youth for Social Service. He was exiled as a result of his work for peace but continued his activism, rescuing boat people and helping to resettle Vietnamese refugees. He has written many, very popular books, which have sold millions of copies around the world. He now lives in France where he founded a Buddhist community and meditation centre.

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