True Sangha

To mark the "manifestation day" of Thay (11 October 1926) we share a talk from him on sangha, a community of practitioners living the teachings of the Buddha and ancestral teachers. The sangha is Thay's deep aspiration and great legacy.   

The Mind as a Gardener

In this extract from Understanding Our Mind, Thich Nhat Hanh explains how our "Mind Conciousness" acts as a gardener to cultivate postive or negatives states of mind.

Understanding our Father

Many of us have painful relationships with our parents. Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how can use meditation to understand and accept our own suffering, and then look deeply into the suffering of our father.

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,...

Openness in the face of fanaticism and intolerance

In this extract from the newly published 4th edition of Interbeing, Thich Nhat Hanh offers a commentary on the first of the Fourteen Mindfulness Trainings of Engaged Buddhism. This training reminds us to guard against discriminative and dualistic thinking and to avoid becoming bound by any ideology.

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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