Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the best known Zen Buddhist teachers in the world today. He is the author of numerous bestselling books. He lives in Plum Village, in southwest France, where he gardens, writes and teaches on the art of mindful living.
In this extraordinary book, one of the world?s most renowned Zen Buddhist masters teaches us how to find happiness by getting past suffering. He shows us how the only way to do this is by acknowledging and transforming suffering, not running away from it. He shares with us the practices of stopping, mindful breathing and deep concentration that will enable us to generate the energy of mindfulness within our daily lives; using that energy, we can embrace pain and suffering, calm them down, instantly bringing us a measure of freedom and a clearer mind. Serene and wise, No Mud, No Lotus is an immensely practical guide to overcoming life?s big and little problems.