In The Stone Boy and Other Stories, Thich Nhat Hanh's collection of short fiction, the well known Zen monk and peace activist expolres Buddhist themes of love and compassion while introducing the reader to the treasures of Vietnamese culture.
About the Author
THICH NHAT HANH is one of the most revered and influential spiritual teachers in the world today. Born in Vietnam in 1926, he became a Zen Buddhist monk at the age of sixteen. Over seven decades of teaching, he has published more than 100 books, which have sold more than five million copies in the United States alone. Exiled from Vietnam in 1966 for promoting peace, his teachings on Buddhism as a path to social and political transformation are responsible for bringing mindfulness to the West. In 1982 he established the international Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism in France, now the largest Buddhist monastery in Europe. He lives in Hue in Central Vietnam.
Illustrated by Vo-Dinh Mai and Nguyen Thi Hop.