Questions & Answers / Q & A for Children: The Happiest Person in the World | Plum Village Monastics

A Q&A session with questions from children in our Summer Retreat 2022, with Sr. Hoi Nghiem, Sr. Dang Nghiem, Br. Phap Linh, and Br. Phap Kha.

0:00 Introduction by Br. Phap Linh
2:45 What is the story of the Buddhas’ hill in Upper Hamlet?
10:18 How has Plum Village been built?
15:52 Why is the happiest person in the world a Buddhist monk?
20:00 When was Thay born?
24:04 Why does the bell mean concentration and breathing?

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