The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation
Paperback – June 8, 1999
A Vietnamese monk clarifies the main principles of Buddhism, reveals its roles in creating joy and enlightenment, and encompasses every facet of Buddhist teaching, from the Four Noble Truths to the Three Dharma Seals. Reprint.
With poetry and clarity, Thich Nhat Hanh imparts comforting wisdom about the nature of suffering and its role in creating compassion, love, and joy – all qualities of enlightenment.
“Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal, inner peace, and peace on earth.”—His Holiness the Dalai Lama
In The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching, now revised with added material and new insights, Nhat Hanh introduces us to the core teachings of Buddhism and shows us that the Buddha’s teachings are accessible and applicable to our daily lives.
Covering such significant teachings as the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eightfold Path, the Three Doors of Liberation, the Three Dharma Seals, and the Seven Factors of Awakening, The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching is a radiant beacon on Buddhist thought for the initiated and uninitiated alike.