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Peace is Every Step
Date Wednesday February 06
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Humanist Hall
390 27th Street
midtown Oakland, between Telegraph and Broadway, below Pill Hill
http://www.HumanistHall.org
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorFlorence
EmailHumanistHall [at] Yahoo.com
Phone510-393-5685
PEACE IS EVERY STEP
Meditation In Action: The Life and Work of Thich Nhat Hanh
Presented by Pamela Ayo Yetunde

This artful and soft-spoken documentary is an homage to a great peace activist, Buddhist, and author, Thich Nhat Hanh. He has had a profound impact on contemporary thinking and social action. His efforts to achieve an early 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 following around the world. His quiet words and serene presence convey the intimate wisdom and compassion he is famous for. Thich Nhat Hanh tells us: “You get out of the meditation hall in order to help people. And that is called meditation in action. Deep looking is meditation, and deep acting is also meditation."

Before and afer the film, everyone's invited to indulge in our Humanist Tea House

$5 donations are accepted
Added to the calendar on Friday Jan 11th, 2008 9:40 PM
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