Peace Is Every Step

Peace is Every Step


Meditation In Action: The Life and Work of Thich Nhat Hanh.
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Author of many books (including the bestsellers Being Peace, Living Buddha/Living Christ, The Miracle of Mindfulness and Peace Is Every Step), Thich Nhat Hanh has had a profound impact on contemporary thinking and, importantly, social action. His efforts to achieve an early peaceful end to the American war in Vietnam earned him a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and a forty year exile from his homeland. His ongoing work teaching reconciliation and meditation with war veterans, widows, orphans, refugees, therapists, activists, and ecumenical groups has gained him a large and respectful following around the world.

  • Filmed on location in Plum Village, France; Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, DC; and at retreats around the U.S.
  • Plus: rare archival footage from Vietnam detailing the work of his School of Youth for Social Service in the 1960s
  • Appearances by Peter Matthiessen, Maxine Hong Kingston, Stephen Batchelor, Joan Halifax and other writers and activists

With DVD bonus feature:

  • Touching Peace – An Evening With Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Introduced by Joanna Macy (90 minutes)







Run Time

52 min. + 90 min. bonus