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  • Published: 2 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9781846045790
  • Imprint: Rider
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $12.99
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How To Fight




How to deal with conflict through compassion, gentleness and generosity, by the revered Zen master and ‘father of mindfulness’.



Thich Nhat Hanh is the subject of the major documentary Walk With Me narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch


'Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man...a scholar of immense intellectual capacity' Martin Luther King

Learn how to bring love and compassion into an angry situation.

Many of us don't know how to handle strong emotions and our distorted perceptions can make us feel angry or filled with despair. Here, 'the father of mindfulness' teaches us to look deeply at the root of our anger. To see clearly, we must calm down. He shows us how, when insight is born, we will be free.

How To Fight is a pocket-sized guide to life by one of the best known Zen masters in the world, who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.



  • Pub date: 2 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9781846045790
  • Imprint: Rider
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $12.99

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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Praise for How To Fight

“Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man...a scholar of immense intellectual capacity”

Martin Luther King

“The father of mindfulness”

Irish Times

“Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal inner peace and peace on earth”

His Holiness the Dalai Lama


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