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Photos / Ceremony For Receiving Thầy’s Ashes

On the 5th of March, 2022, the Sangha welcomed home our Teacher’s cremated remains. A silent walking meditation procession guided Thầy‘s ashes back to the Dharma Cloud Temple in Upper Hamlet. Four urns for each hamlet of Plum Village in the South of France. Go to Photos Disclaimer: The...

Photos / More Memorial photos from Tu Hieu, Hue

Ashes ceremony – Thay’s ashes were formally carried to our Từ Hiếu Root Temple (Sunday 30 of January 2022) Final Funeral Ceremony, Procession and Cremation @ Tu Hieu temple, Huế and the Vinh Hang memorial park outside Huế (Saturday 29 of January 2022) Seventh Memorial Day @ Tu Hieu temple, Hue...

Photos from Thay’s Memorial Ceremonies

Photos from Hue, Vietnam See more photos from Hue, Vietnam Photos from Plum Village Monastery, France See more photos from Plum Village Monastery, France Photo of Thay for Altars (Right-click and click “save as” to download) More photos of Thay and Thay’s calligraphies for altars

Video of Thay’s funeral and cremation

Thay’s funeral on Saturday, 29th January 2022, was one of the biggest Huế, Vietnam has seen for decades. Thousands came out to join the procession, in a deep expression of love and respect for a cherished spiritual leader, a humble monk, and an extraordinary human being. We feel grateful...

Eulogy from Thay’s disciples in Vietnam

Dearly Beloved Thầy, This morning the weather is so beautiful, very cool, with the sunlight bright and the air pleasant. Purple flowers carpet the hillside running from the nun’s quarters in Diệu Trạm to the Root Temple. Each time we set foot on this path, we feel so happy,...

Tributes to Thich Nhat Hanh

We have been receiving an outpouring of love from the global community, offering tributes to our teacher. We offer a selection of tributes from notable figures below. In his peaceful opposition to the Vietnam war, his support for Martin Luther King and most of all his dedication to sharing...

Photos / Planting Trees @ New Hamlet

On the 17th of November the Sangha gathered at New Hamlet for community service. This time (like many other times) we were inspired to take care of our mother-earth by joyfully planting tree saplings that were nursed, nurtured and nourished by the monastic and lay siblings. There are many...

Round up: Plum Village at COP26

Plum Village nuns and monks were invited to offer teachings and support during the buildup to COP26 and during the conference itself. Here we round up videos of their teachings and reflections that are available to watch online.

Photos / Rains Retreat Closing Ceremony

2021 The 90-day Rains Retreat is an annual retreat whose origins date back to the time of the Buddha. It is a time for Buddhist monastics to deepen their studies, practice, healing, and transformation. In Plum Village, we had the chance to practice as a Manyfold Sangha (monastic and...

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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