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The Sound of the Rising Tide

We children of the Earth Scattered far and wide We heard the call, the distant call the mighty call, of the of the rising tide And our hearts aflame with remembering a memory beyond recall We came to build A community of love To learn, to train, to serve...

Is Nothing Something?

Is Nothing Something? : Kids’ Questions and Zen Answers About Life, Death, Family, Friendship, and Everything In-between In Is Nothing Something? Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh answers heartfelt, difficult, and funny questions from children of all ages. Beginning with the most basic questions, “What is important in life?” and...

Preventing the Sandy Hook Shooting

Neil Heslin, father of Sandy Hook victim, asks Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh: What could have prevented what happened that day? What changes could we all make to help try to prevent suffering like that in people in the future? From the Question & Answer Session at the Art...

The Pebble Meditation

Clip produced by Peace Is The Way Films, in support of their animated film for children, parents and teachers, ‘Planting Seeds: The Power of Mindfulness’ | Thich Nhat Hanh’s beautiful meditation for all ages, reminds us of our flower freshness, mountain solidity, water reflective clarity and spacious freedom. Charmingly...

Les Deux Promesses

Children singing 2 Promises in French for Peace Festival during the Summer Opening Retreat 2013, in Son Ha (Foot of the Hill) Les Deux Promesses Je promets de développer ma compréhension Pour protéger la vie de tout le monde Le personnes, les animaux le plantes et les minéraux Je...

Let’s Play

3rd July, 2013 Dear Plum Village Siblings, Upper Hamlet enters the summer season with the trees and plants fully clothed in green and the graceful pathways surrounding the Thénac (Thệ Nhật Sơn) plateau are shaded once again. A few tents have already sprung up to be shelter for the...

Planting Seeds: The Power of Mindfulness

An animated feature documentary film based on the book ‘Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children by Thich Nhat Hanh & The Plum Village Community. To support this project, visit Planting Seeds: The Power of Mindfulness

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