The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise
The world's most revered mindfulness master shows us how to find peace through silence
We can spend a lot of time looking for happiness when the world right around us is full of wonder. But our hearts and minds are so full of noise that we can’t always hear the call of life and love. To hear that call and respond to it, we need silence.
In his beautiful new book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how mindfulness is the practice that stops the noise inside. With gentle anecdotes, simple Buddhist wisdom and practical exercises, he shows us how to live mindfully so that all the internal chatter ceases and we are left with the eloquent sound of silence. Now, at last, we can answer the call of the beauty around us. Through silence, Thich Nhat Hanh reveals, we are free to hear, to see - and just be.
“[Thich Nhat Hanh] shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth”
The Dalai Lama
“Thich Nhat Hanh writes with the voice of the Buddha”
“Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man, for he is humble and devout...a scholar of immense intellectual capacity”
Martin Luther King
“Mindfulness has become a serious movement, now with champions among policy makers as well as Buddhists. Thich Nhat Hanh is one of its guiding spirits”
The Times Literary Supplement