Gathas for Anacortes Mindfulness Community
Thich Nhat Hanh. Being Peace. Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1987. A simple and very readable classic, showing us how our state of mind and body can make the world a peaceful place.
Thich Nhat Hanh. The Miracle of Mindfulness. Boston: Beacon Press, 1976. A classic introductory manual on meditation, concentration and relaxation.
Thich Nhat Hanh. Old Path White Clouds. Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1991. Presents the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha. Drawn directly from 24 Pali, Sanskrit, and Chinese sources, and retold by Thich Nhat Hanh inhis inimitably beautiful style, this book traces the Buddha’s life slowly and gently over the course of 80 years, parlty through the eyes of Svasti, the buffalo boy, and partly through the eyes of the Buddha himself.
Thich Nhat Hanh. The Blooming of a Lotus. Boston: Beacon Press, 1993. Guided meditation exercises for healing and transformation.
Thich Nhat Hanh. For a Future to be Possible. Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1993. Thich Nhat Hanh and fourteen prominent co-authors discuss how the Five Mindfulness Trainings can heal our personal lives and the life of our society.
Sister Chan Khong. Learning True Love. Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1993. An intensely personal portrait of a woman with astonishing courage, offering us a perspective on the suffering of the Vietnamese people, and shedding light on the historical background of Thich Nhat Hanh’s life and teachings.