Hermitage Among the Clouds (Paperback)

An Historical Novel of Fourteenth Century Vietnam

By Thich Nhat Hanh, Nguyen Thi Hop (Illustrator)

Parallax Press, 9780938077565, 160pp.

Publication Date: August 9, 2001

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Description

Hermitage Among the Clouds tells the story of the fourteenth century Princess Amazing Jewel, the daughter of one of Vietnam's greatest historical Zen master kings. This beautifully written story expreses the suffering caused by war and conflict, the transformative potential of a commitment to practicing peace and building reconciliation, and the simple beauty of a spiritual life. Thich Nhat Hanh gives us a window into Vietnam's past and at the same time, offers compelling insights about contemporary Southeast Asia and the world.


About the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most revered Zen teachers in the world today. His best-selling books include Happiness and Peace Is Every Step. He lives in Plum Village in southwest France, where he teaches the art of mindful living. Translated by Mobi Warren and Annabel Laity; Illustrated by Nguyen Thi Hop and Nguyen Dong.