Beyond the Self

Teachings on the Middle Way

One of the Buddha’s central ideas is the importance of transcending “either/or” thinking, to avoid the trap of extremist views. In Beyond the Self Thich Nhat Hanh suggests that we can find tranquility by embracing all aspects of life, instead of focusing on what we like and dislike. The book contains Nhat Hanh’s original translation of the Sutra on the Middle Way, as well as his commentary on how we can use this teaching to better understand how to navigate our difficulties and find peace of mind. By changing how we see the world, Beyond the Self helps us transform ourselves.

Publication Date:
December 10, 2009
Publisher:
Parallax Press
ISBN:
9781935209416

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