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Five Mindfulness Trainings in Vietnamese

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Thich Nhat Hanh’s Health and Updates

On 11th November 2014, a month after his 89th birthday, our dear Teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh, suffered a severe brain hemorrhage (stroke). We are grateful to our global spiritual family for sending so much loving energy and support. Thay's journey of recovery will be long, and we thank you for continuing...

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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