Old Path White Clouds: Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha (Paperback)

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By Thich Nhat Hanh, Nguyen Thi Hop (Illustrator)
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Description


Old Path White Clouds presents the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha. Drawn directly from 24 Pali, Sanskrit, and Chinese sources, and retold by Thich Nhat Hanh in his inimitably beautiful style, this book traces the Buddha’s life slowly and gently over the course of 80 years, partly through the eyes of Svasti, the buffalo boy, and partly through the yes of the Buddha himself. Old Path White Clouds is destined to become a classic of religious literature.

"I have not avoided including the various difficulties the Buddha encountered, both from his own disciples and in relation to the wider society. If the Buddha appears in this book as a man close to us, it is partly due to recounting such difficulties." - from the author’s Afterword.

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.

Illustrated by Nguyen Thi Hop; Translated by Mobi Ho.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780938077268
ISBN-10: 0938077260
Publisher: Parallax Press
Publication Date: April 30th, 1987
Pages: 600
Language: English