“He shows us the connection between personal inner peace and peace on Earth.”
— Holy Highness the Dalai Lama

“Among Buddhist leaders influential in the West, Thich Nhat Hanh ranks second only to the Dalai Lama.”
-NY Times

Martin Luther King, Jr. described Thich Nhat Hanh as “an apostle of peace and nonviolence” when nominating him for the Nobel Peace Prize.

One of the world’s leading spiritual teachers. -The Guardian“Beneath Thich Nhat Hanh’s serene demeanor lies a courageous warrior.”
— Oprah Winfrey

“One of the world’s leading spiritual teachers.”
-The Guardian

“Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the greatest teachers of our time. He reaches from the heights of insight down to the deepest places of the absolutely ordinary.”
— Robert Thurman, author of Inner Revolution and Essential Tibetan Buddhism

Thich Nhat Hanh is listed as one of the Sixty Heroes of Asia, along with Mahatma Gandhi, the Dalai Lama, and Aung San Suu Kyi in TIME Magazine (Asia edition)

“Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most popular Buddhist teachers in the West—his books have outsold even the Dalai Lama.”
— Tricycle Magazine

“My first exposure to the vocabulary of inter-beingness was through the writings of Thich Nhat Hahn, to whom I remain enormously grateful.”
— Deepak Chopra, author of The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success and Buddha

“Thich Nhat Hanh has the ability to express some of the most profound teachings of interdependence and emptiness I’ve ever heard. With the eloquence of a poet, he holds up a sheet of paper and teaches us that the rain cloud and the tree and the logger who cut the tree down are all there in the paper. He’s been one of the most significant carriers of the lamp of the dharma to the West that we have had.”
— Jack Kornfield, author of The Wise Heart

“If there is a candidate for ‘Living Buddha’ on Earth today, it is Thich Nhat Hanh.”
— Richard Baker-roshi, author of Original Mind

“The voice of Thich Nhat Hanh—friendly, patient, steadfast, confident, contemporary, and often witty—seems, to me, an intermediary big brother talking directly to me on every page saying, ‘Look! It’s right there in you,’ the very wisdom that leads to compassion.”
— Sylvia Boorstein, author of It’s Easier Than You Think and Happiness is an Inside Job

“Thich Nhat Hanh has the ability to bring forth the state of peace that we each inherently posses merely by his presence in a room—this is divine power.”
— Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love

“Thich Nhat Hanh changed our world with his brilliance and fearlessness… He shows us a path of healing based on traditional Buddhist psychology that’s perfectly suited for our modern psyche. Beyond even that, as founder of the Engaged Buddhism movement he offers us a vision of peace, social justice, and compassion that has defined Buddhist activism for a generation… No one else today presents the Buddha’s central teachings as clearly and powerfully.”
— Melvin McLeod, editor of Best Buddhist Writings

“Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most beloved Buddhist teachers in the West, a rare combination of mystic, poet, scholar, and activist. His luminous presence and the simple, compassionate clarity of his writings have touched countless lives.”
— Joanna Macy, author of World as Lover, World as Self and Pass It On

“This prolific Zen Master tutors us in the art of everyday spirituality. He is the premier teacher of mindfulness practices, which cover all dimensions of our ordinary lives.”
— Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice

“Thay’s teaching and your publishing work is a centrally important aspect of the dharma being transmitted at this time and it is our mission to do whatever we can to help.”
— James Gimian, Shambhala Sun

“Outside of Tibet’s Dalai Lama, there is no one more capable of speaking of the ethical life from a Buddhist perspective than the Vietnamese peace activist and spiritual teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. He teaches internationally, and his gentle words on the path of mindfulness and compassion have had great impact on a developing Buddhism in the West.”

“Thich Nhat Hanh writes with the voice of the Buddha.”
— Sogyal Rinpoche, author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

“Thich Nhat Hanh is the person, above all persons in the twentieth century, who shows forth peace and love in the midst of war and anguish.”
— Harmony: Voices for a Just Future

“Thich Nhat Hanh is perhaps the world’s most beloved Buddhist. There is profound simplicity in Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings on mindfulness. Yet there is strength and challenge as well.”
— Franz Metcalf, author of What Would Buddha Do? and Buddha in Your Backpack

“No one teaches mindfulness better than Thich Nhat Hanh.”
— BJ Gallagher, coauthor of Being Buddha at Work

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