The Novice: A Story of True Love

Category: Book
By (author): Hanh, Thich Nhat
Subject:  FICTION / Literary
  RELIGION / Buddhism / General (see also PHILOSOPHY / Buddhist)
  RELIGION / Inspirational
  RELIGION / Spirituality
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: November 2012
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 8.00in x 5.31in x 0.36in
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From The Publisher*

A timeless message of ancient wisdom

bestselling author and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh transforms an ancient folktale into a timeless parable of a young woman who dares to risk her life and her faith. with this elegant teaching, he reminds us that we all face our own injustices and suffering. By connecting with compassion, love, and the boundless heart of the Buddha, we can discover a mind and heart that are peaceful, happy, and free.

From The Publisher*

Fans of Thich Nhat Hanh's Peace is Every Step and Anger, and Deepak Chopra's Buddha, will appreciate Hanh's wisdom and storytelling in his novel The Novice, which contains universal themes that transcend all boundaries of faith, creed, country, and era.

Through the parable of a young woman who stays true to herself and her faith in the face of adversity, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist master and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh enables readers to embark on their own path of introspection and self-discovery.

With his trademark insight, Hanh presents a path to greater awareness of the means to manifest peace both inside oneself and in the world at large.

Review Quote*"Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth."
Review Quote*"Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man, for he is humble and devout. He is a scholar of immense intellectual capacity. His ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity."
Review Quote*"Thich Nhat Hanh writes with the voice of the Buddha."
Review Quote*"Thich Nhat Hanh is more my borther than many who are nearer to me in race and nationality, because he and I see the exact same way."
Review Quote*"Among Buddhist leaders influential in the West, Thich Nhat Hanh ranks second only to the Dalai Lama."
Review Quote*"Thich Nhat Hanh is a real poet."
Review Quote*"One of our most treasured spiritual teachers tells a story that will touch your heart. So beautiful."
Review Quote*"Thich Nhat Hanh has given us a luminous book. The Novice is both instructive and haunting. Its heroine holds a lantern for all seekers."