Figueres is the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The post Christiana Figueres cites Thich Nhat Hanh’s influence in Paris climate talks appeared first on Lion's Roar.
DAVOS, SWITZERLAND -- One of the guiding forces behind the scenes of the Paris climate agreement is an 89-year-old Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk. Christiana Figueres, who led the climate talks, has credited Thich Nhat Hanh with having...Show More Summary
A bodhisattva is someone who has compassion within himself or herself and who is able to make another person smile or help someone suffer less. Every one of us is capable of this. — Thich Nhat Hanh This is the bodhisattva that will be discussed here. Show More Summary
Via PlumVillage.orgThe latest chapter in the story of Thich Nhat Hanh‘s recovery from a stroke and coma finds the Zen master returning to his Plum Village community of France. A just-issued message from the monks and nuns of Plum Village...Show More Summary
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Thich Nhat Hanh. Photo by Velcrow Ripper.A new health update for Thich Nhat Hanh has been issued by the monks and nuns of his Plum Village community. The message indicates that Nhat Hanh, who has been in the Bay Area receiving care after...Show More Summary
"If you love someone, the greatest gift you can give them is your presence." -- Thich Nhat Hanh The holidays are coming, and many of us are working frantically to make all the necessary preparations. We're working on decorations, accommodations for guests, and finding the ideal gifts for loved ones. Show More Summary
When we think about happiness and success, many of us turn our attention to some distant horizon where our hopes and aspirations lie. But according to Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, true happiness begins with mindfulness and mindfulness begins in the present moment. Show More Summary
"Life is available only in the present moment." -- Thich Nhat Hanh The holiday season is upon us and most of us are looking forward to enjoying the festivities, and spending quality time with loved ones. This is a time for sharing peace, love, and happiness. Show More Summary
Look inside the comic book celebrating nonviolent heroes Thich Nhat Hanh, Alfred Hassler, and Sister Chan Khong. The post 3 Heroes, 5 Powers appeared first on Lion's Roar.
It’s our honor to dedicate the January 2016 issue of the Shambhala Sun to one of the great Buddhist teachers of our time, Thich Nhat Hanh. The post Inside the January 2016 Shambhala Sun magazine appeared first on Lion's Roar.
“Man is not the enemy”, Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay has) often reminded us. “Our enemy is hatred, anger, ignorance and fear.” The roots of terrorism are not to be found...
On October 29 our Teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh, came together with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Buddhist leaders from over a dozen countries to make a common declaration on climate change to world governments ahead of the Paris Climate Summit this December. Show More Summary
Buddhist leaders, including the Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat Hanh, have issued a statement on climate change. The post 15 Buddhist leaders pen climate change statement to world leaders appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Thich Nhat Hanh will receive the 2015 Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom award on October 31, the 50th anniversary of the same honor being granted to Dr. King. The post Thich Nhat Hanh to receive Catholic “Peace on Earth” award appeared first on Lion's Roar.
"Breathing in, I know that I am breathing in." It is such a simple practice, but it can transform your life. The great meditation master Thich Nhat Hanh teaches five mindfulness exercises to help you live with happiness and joy. The post Thich Nhat Hanh on The Practice of Mindfulness appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Until we are able to love and take care of ourselves, we cannot be of much help to others. -- Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Buddhist Minister and Peace Activist In the movement for social justice, a common thread frequently runs throughout our work. Show More Summary
Cheri Maples, a student of Thich Nhat Hanh and former police officer, addresses the current crisis in policing and how a Buddhist outlook could help. The post A Buddhist cop’s approach to justice appeared first on Lion's Roar.
You might have read that about fourteen days ago Vietnamese Zen Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh spoke for the first time since suffering a stroke in November 2014. According to Plum Village, his community of practitioners in France, among his very first words were, “In, out; happy; thank you.” As difficult as this time certainly …
With the help of Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings on emptiness, Stephen Holoviak realizes that to fully know and accept his autistic daughter he must let go of his hopes and dreams for her. The post The Daughter I Love appeared first on Lion's Roar.