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Thay’s Teachings on the Climate Crisis

This article was published on The Huffington Post: 11/04/2015 5:50 pm EST What We Can Learn From Buddhist Insights for the Climate Crisis On October 29 our Teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh, came together with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Buddhist leaders from over a dozen countries to make...

Australia National Radio: 31 March 2015

Profile: Thich Nhat Hanh ABC | Earshot | Tuesday 31 March 2015 Presented by David Rutledge | Produced by Kerry Stewart Running time: 53m 50s >>Listen to the radio show online >>Download  mp3 The extraordinary life of Thich Nhat Hanh Vietnamese Zen monk Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most...

Wall Street Journal: 4 September 2013

A Day of Mindfulness With Thich Nhat Hanh by Barbara Chai Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh led a “Day of Mindfulness” at the Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York, Sunday, drawing 1500 practitioners from the tri-state area. Here’s what deep relaxation feels like. Read the full article...

The Prince of Happiness

I jump at the chance to learn from a living legend of non-violence, despite the 5:30 wake-up call and hours sitting in silence. By Alice Klein True love and happiness? Is that a fairy tale? Not according to fearless 86-year-old social activist monk and Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh...

CNN International: June 25, 2013

Plum Village features in this pick of 10 of the world’s best meditation retreats by Rebecca L. Weber. “Adventure travel isn’t always about riding waves and ascending heights — sometimes it’s about heading inside, to explore the realm of our inner worlds. While it might be counter-intuitive to travel long...

Bangkok Post: 8 April 2013

A Brush with Enlightenment Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh demonstrates his art of meditation through calligraphy by Karnjariya Sukrung | 8 Apr 2013 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...

The Nation (Thailand): 7 April 2013

The Art of Zen by Aree Chaisatien | Sunday, April 7, 2013 The Vietnamese Buddhist teacher brings his calligraphy to Bangkok Putting mindfulness into everything we do, even the most simple acts, is the message at the heart of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh’s teaching. He advises us be mindful...

Shambhala Sun: January 2013

In the Country of the Present Moment SHAMBHALA SUN, JANUARY 2013 Andrea Miller visits Plum Village in France to explore how Thich Nhat Hanh’s community is practising the Five Mindfulness Trainings. Could these be the basis for a better, kinder world?

NY Times: 7 February 2012

Mindful Eating as Food for Thought By JEFF GORDINIER “TRY this: place a forkful of food in your mouth. It doesn’t matter what the food is, but make it something you love — let’s say it’s that first nibble from three hot, fragrant, perfectly cooked ravioli. Now comes the hard...

Shambhala Sun, 1996: profile of Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindfulness Bell: A Profile of Thich Nhat Hanh BY TREVOR CAROLAN | JANUARY 1, 1996 Thich Nhat Hanh’s ringing call to practice mindfulness and interconnection has inspired a worldwide movement of politically engaged Buddhists. “Where there is suffering,” says the Vietnamese zen master, “mindfulness responds with the energy of compassion.”...

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