Poetry

Present Moment Wonderful Moment

These gathas, or poetic verses are collected to help practice mindfulness. Reciting these poetic, yet practical verses can help us to slow down and enjoy each moment of our lives. They are designed to use while doing ordinary daily activities such as washing the dishes, driving the car, or...

Call Me By My True Names

“Thich Nhat Hanh’s poems have an almost uncanny power to disarm delusion, awaken compassion, and carry the mind into the immediate presence of meditation. Thich Nhat Hanh writes with the voice of the Buddha”. – Sogyal Rinpoche. “The clear, still mind of this meditation teacher gives rise to piercing...

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