ISBN 9788121606752,Old Path White Clouds

Old Path White Clouds


Hind Pocket Book



Hind Pocket Book

Publication Year 2003

ISBN 9788121606752

ISBN-10 8121606756


Number of Pages 599 Pages
Language (English)


Drawn from 24 Pali, Sanskrit and Chinese sources, this book traces the life and teachings of Buddha over the course of eighty years. It is retold through the eyes of the buffalo boy, Svasti, who provided Buddha with kusa grass. Old path White Clouds is the perfect example of classic religious literature and is a must-read for those who want to know about the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha.

About Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, peace activist and author. He was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967 by Martin Luther King Jr. to acknowledge his life-long efforts to generate peace and reconciliation. He is the Founder of Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon, and has taught at Columbia University and the Sorbonne. He coined the term Engaged Buddhism. After a long-term exile, he was given permission to return to Vietnam in 2005. He has authored several books including Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire, The Sun My Heart, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life and Zen Keys: A Guide to Zen Practice.