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North America Hashtag

Dear Thay, dear Sangha, dear friends, We are very excited to be “Nourishing Great Togetherness”! To all of those attending the retreat at Brock University, we wish you all a happy closing to a wonderful past couple days. During the coming months, our N. American Sanghas will be blessed...

Letter to Viet Nam Ministry of Education and Training

Wake Up Schools Village des Pruniers Le Pey, Thenac 24240, France www.wakeupschools.org Ministry of Education and Training No. 49 Đại Cồ Việt St. Hai Bà Trưng District Hà Nội, Việt Nam bogddt@moet.edu.vn 27th June, 2013 RE: Bringing Mindfulness into Viet Nam’s Education Dear Minister Phạm Vũ Luận, We are...

Thich Nhat Hanh shares secrets to peaceful mind

By Yun Suh-young Most of the sufferings people experience in relationships are not really caused by others but themselves, says Vietnam’s celebrated Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh. His visit garnered rapt attention in a country where “healing” has become a buzzword as people look for ways to make...

Bat Nha Continues

I write in the middle of a monastic retreat with some 400 monastics – a lot of whom have made their way overland from Vietnam including some high Venerables. The picture below is from the “offering the rose ceremony” which took place this morning directly following our ‘formal lunch...

Understanding in the breath

With Thais still politically poles apart and the conflict between supporters of the yellow and red shirts likely to intensify over proposed amendments to the Constitution, perhaps it is time to take heed of the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. The Zen master suggests that mindful breathing, mindful walking...

A brush with enlightenment

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh demonstrates his art of meditation through calligraphy Amid an enthusiastic crowd at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, the subject of attention remained poised and calm, heightening his audience’s attention, concentration and awareness as he prepared to begin his activity. World-renowned Vietnamese Zen master Thich...

Work: How to Find Joy and Meaning in Each Hour of the Day

“Right livelihood has ceased to be a purely personal matter. It is our collective karma.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh In Work Thich Nhat Hanh adapts ancient Buddhist practices to modern life and helps readers make fulfilling choices about livelihood and ethical work. Full of life-coaching advice, tips for finding...

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