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Photos / Gingko Tree Family Novice Ordination

How do I live a life of meaning? What is true love? Is there a way out of suffering for myself, my family, my society? These questions lying at the depths of our hearts led a group of 15 young men and women to choose life as a Buddhist monk or nun – a simple, celibate life of practice and service.
With the blessings of their family, on October 17, eleven of them ordained as novices in Plum Village France, and four at Deer Park Monastery, US. They enter the monastic community as the “Gingko Tree” family.
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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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