Anger (Google eBook)

Front Cover
Penguin, Sep 10, 2001 - Religion - 240 pages
116 Reviews
It was under the bodhi tree in India twenty-five centuries ago that Buddha achieved the insight that three states of mind were the source of all our unhappiness: wrong knowing, obsessive desire, and anger. All are difficult, but in one instant of anger one of the most powerful emotions lives can be ruined, and health and spiritual development can be destroyed. With exquisite simplicity, Buddhist monk and Vietnam refugee Thich Nhat Hanh gives tools and advice for transforming relationships, focusing energy, and rejuvenating those parts of ourselves that have been laid waste by anger. His extraordinary wisdom can transform your life and the lives of the people you love, and in the words of Thich Nhat Hanh, can give each reader the power to "change everything."
  

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
59
4 stars
39
3 stars
12
2 stars
3
1 star
3

Thich Naht Hanh is an excellent writer. - Goodreads
There was a lot of good advice in this volume. - Goodreads
It's easy to read and I found it profoundly helpful. - Goodreads

Review: Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames

User Review  - Jen - Goodreads

Mindfulness is the basic key to unlocking our true self and relinquishing the anger within. I enjoyed his step by step explanation, very simple and calming to read. Although it became repetitive, I ... Read full review

Review: Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames

User Review  - Ledunc - Goodreads

I first read this in the summer of 2012, and re-read it again the following year. I carried it around with me for months, just to read a passage or two when the need struck me; until the cover ... Read full review

Selected pages

Contents

Introduction
THE LANGUAGE OF TRUE LOVE
YOUR HEART SUTRA
DAVID ANDANGELINA THEHABIT ENERGY OF ANGER
Peace Treaty
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar, and peace activist who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He is the author of many books, including the classics Peace Is Every Step and The Art of Power. Hanh lives in Plum Village, his meditation center in France, and leads retreats worldwide on the art of mindful living.

Bibliographic information