I memoriali di Thay in Vietnam e in Francia
Photos of Thay’s memorial in Vietnam and details of the memorial at Plum Village on January 22nd
Il Ritiro delle Piogge comincia nei monasteri di Plum Village
Per celebrare l’inizio di questo ritiro delle piogge, condividiamo qui con voi un video che ci puo aiutare ad entrare in contatto con l’energia di consapevolezza in noi. Secondo una tradizione che risale ai tempi del Buddha, tutti i monaci e le monache trascorrono 90 giorni all’interno del monastero…
Foto / Il Ritiro delle Piogge 2022
Il 15 settembre abbiamo iniziato formalmente il nostro Ritiro di 90 giorni di pioggia con la “Cerimonia di richiesta di rifugio (Varsavasana)”. Il Buddha, il nostro Maestro (Thay) e il Molteplice Sangha di Upper Hamlet, Son Ha, Lower Hamlet e New Hamlet hanno unito le loro energie per fare…
Passi di Pace ad Assisi
Sabato 16 aprile 2022 ore 10,30 Care amiche e cari amici, Con tanta gioia vi comunichiamo che 4 sorelle e 3 fratelli della comunità monastica di Plum Village presente in Italia in questo momento, al termine del loro pellegrinaggio sui passi di San Francesco (iniziato al Santuario della Verna)…
Lettera Aperta: un Appello alla Pace
Cara famiglia umana, Nel guardare la tragedia della guerra che ogni giorno dilaga in Ucraina, apriamo i nostri cuori alla sofferenza di giovani e anziani. Come comunità internazionale del Buddhismo impegnato nella tradizione di Plum Village, osserviamo la guerra con dolore e allarme. Nella nostra comunità Buddhista, ogni Natale…
Cerimonie di Natale 2020
You are invited to join us for our Christmas celebrations on December 24th at 3:00 pm. Christmas is a precious opportunity to be together, to be touched by love, to see the beauty of the our interconnectedness, and to generate peace and joy together.
How To / Trovare un insegnante spirituale
Ci sono momenti nella vita in cui provi un profondo senso di vuoto interiore, e quello che fai di solito per trovare un po’ di felicità non basta a soddisfarlo? Se cerchi una dimensione spirituale per dare un senso alla tua vita, a chi rivolgersi? Dove trovare un insegnante…
Foto / 2020 Autumn Rains Retreat
Following a tradition that dates back to the Buddha’s time, each year the Plum Village fourfold Sangha has a 3-month Rains Retreat. The monastic brothers and sisters use this time to deepen their practice. This year, on the 17th of September we formally opened the Rains retreat with the…
Notizie autunnali di Thầy da Huế
Cara amata comunità, Tra poche settimane, l’11 ottobre, Thầy compirà 94 anni. Siamo davvero felici che Thầy sia rimasto compassionevolmente con noi dopo il suo grave ictus di quasi sei anni fa, offrendoci la sua presenza, la sua stabilità e la sua testimonianza, e permettendoci così di coltivare e…
Updates / New book: America’s Racial Karma
We are so happy to announce a new book from Larry Ward, a senior Dharma teacher in the Plum Village tradition. In this book, Larry uses Buddhist insight gained from many years as a student of Thich Nhat Hanh to offer guidance on breaking America’s cycle of racial trauma.
Buddhismo impegnato / Volontariato con Ayslum Seekers
How can we bring Engaged Buddhism into our day to day lives? We interview regular Plum Village retreatant Joe Holtaway about his experiences volunteering at an Asylum Seeker’s day center including his experiences during COVID-19.
Thich Nhat Hanh on… / The Sun My Heart
The Sun My Heart, first published in 1988, is a timeless book by our teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh, about the power of the mindfulness practice in daily life. Please enjoy some excerpts from the book and listening to Br Phap Hai, an elder monastic in the Plum Village tradition,…
Thay's Poetry / New Hamlet
We would like to invite you to visit New Hamlet through this video, and enjoy an excerpt of the poem “New Hamlet”. Thay (Thich Nhat Hanh) wrote this poem to the workers of the School of Youth for Social Service during Vietnam War at 1960s. He inspired his students…
Survival Kits / III – Touching our Inner Goodness
All of us are searching for what is good, true and beautiful. Here, we offer two teachings and one letter from our teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh on how to find the good, the true and the beautiful inside of us, going back to the island within, and invoking the…
Canti / Listen to The Sutra of the Insight that Brings Us to the Other Shore (Heart Sutra)
The Prajnaparamita Heart Sutra is the essence of Buddhist teaching. It is recited daily in Mahayana temples and practice centers throughout the world. Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay) has offered commentary and teachings on this sutra several times. The most recent teachings were given in August 2014. Thay revised…
Songs , Thay's Poetry / “The Story of a River” – A Music Meditation with Plum Village monastics
The monks and nuns in Plum Village, France recently offered a special evening of music meditation to celebrate the end of the Summer season of online retreats. The music was interspersed with a reading of “The Story of a River”, a text from Thich Nhat Hanh. Please make some…
Foto / “Love is The Way” online retreat
Let us recall some memorable moments in the “Love is The Way” online retreat 7th-9th August. Here are various activities that we practiced during the three days. Both monastic and lay were nourished. Our teacher (Thay) dreamed about an online monastery a long time ago. Now it becomes true…
Chiedi a un Maestro Zen / Dealing with Difficult Relationships
In the latest in our “Ask a Zen Master” series, we revisit three answers from our teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh about how to wisely be with difficult relationships.
Pandemic Practice / How to deal with illness and death?
To continue our series on Pandemic Practice, we would like to offer this excerpt from a recent interview with Sr Annabel Chân Đức on the topic of dealing with illness.
Canti / The Evening Chant
At Plum Village monasteries around the world, we recite this chant directly before our period of silent sitting medtiation in the evening. With posture upright and solid, We are seated at the foot of the Bodhi tree. Body, speech, and mind are one in stillness; There is no more…
Thay returns to Vietnam after health check-ups in Thailand
Today, January 4th, Thay will fly back to Vietnam, and return to Từ Hiếu Root Temple in Huế, after spending a month in Thailand for a medical check-ups. Thay is doing well, has recovered his appetite, and remains strong in spirit.
Thay travels to Bangkok for health check-ups
1st December, 2019 Dear Beloved Community, We’re happy to announce that on Thursday 28th November, Thay traveled from Huế, Vietnam to Bangkok, Thailand for a full medical check-up in Bangkok. The trip and hospital visit went smoothly. Yesterday morning, Thay decided to travel on to visit our community at…
Thich Nhat Hanh turns 93
Dear Beloved Community, We are very happy to share that today Thay has been celebrating his 93rd birthday at Từ Hiếu Temple in Huế, Vietnam, his “Root Temple” where he first entered the monkhood aged sixteen. Over the last few days, Thay’s monastic students from across Vietnam have been…
Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh awarded the First Gandhi Mandela Peace Medal
In his speech at the award ceremony the convener of the event mentioned that the award was being presented to the Zen Master for his “Impact on Spirituality” and said that “Thich Nhat Hanh is the ‘Father of Mindfulness’ whose teachings have changed the lives of millions of people…
Thay and the Sangha preparing for Lunar New Year
An update on how our Beloved Teacher is doing as we enjoy preparing for the Lunar New Year.
“Where is Thay?” A Christmas message from Plum Village
A message for our global community for the holiday season.
Thich Nhat Hanh ritorna a casa
Thay has made the journey from Thailand to Vietnam and has expressed a clear wish to live out his days at the Root Temple in Hue, Vietnam.
Thay’s 92nd Birthday
As we celebrate Thay’s 92nd continuation day on 11th October, we’d like to take this opportunity to share with you how our beloved Teacher has been doing in Thailand.
Sister Chan Khong on Thich Nhat Hanh: He’s Getting Stronger Every Day
Sister Chan Khong brings us up to date on Thich Nhat Hanh’s health and the future of his teachings and community (https://www.lionsroar.com/thich-nhat-hanh-getting-stronger-every-day/). Photo by Paul Davis Melvin McLeod: Following his stroke three years ago, Thich Nhat Hanh is now resting and recovering at Plum Village in Thailand. How…
Thay visits Vietnam for a few days
We are very happy to confirm that earlier today, 29th August 2017, at 12h35 local time, our dear Teacher landed safely at Đà Nẵng airport in Vietnam. This is his first visit to Vietnam since 2008.