Fans of Thich Nhat Hanh share their poems of appreciation for the Vietnamese Zen teacher and founder of Engaged Buddhism. The post Readers say “Thank You, Thich Nhat Hanh” with their poems appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Members of the monastic community founded by Thich Nhat Hanh will hold a silent walk for peace in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 9. The post Thich Nhat Hanh’s monastic community to hold silent peace walk in Los Angeles appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Thich Nhat Hanh offers his new translation of the Heart Sutra, which teaches transcendent wisdom, and Norman Fischer offers comment. The post A New Look at the Heart Sutra, from Thich Nhat Hanh and Norman Fischer appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Thich Nhat Hanh giving a dharma talk in Vietnam in 2007. Photo by Velcrow Ripper. Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh landed in Vietnam this afternoon for his first visit to his home country since 2008. Nhat Hanh was exiled from Vietnam in 1966, at the age of forty. Show More Summary
To be or not to be… that is not the question, says Thich Nhat Hanh. Beyond the choice between being and nonbeing lies interbeing. The post See the Universe in a Sunflower appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Sister Chan Duc, an emissary from Plum Village, the renowned monastery Thay founded in southwest France, will accept the Union Medal on his behalf. The post Thich Nhat Hanh to receive Union Medal on September 6th in livestreamed ceremony appeared first on Lion's Roar.
These exclusive clips from "Walk With Me" include insights from Thich Nhat Hanh’s early journals read by actor Benedict Cumberbatch. The post Watch exclusive clips from the Cumberbatch-narrated Thich Nhat Hanh documentary, “Walk With Me” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
"Walk With Me," a cinematic journey into the world of Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, will premiere in New York on August 18. The post Watch the trailer for the Cumberbatch-narrated Thich Nhat Hanh documentary, “Walk With Me,” premiering on August 18 appeared first on Lion's Roar.
There is a deep malaise in our society. We have to acknowledge this, says Thich Nhat Hanh in this classic piece from 1994 — especially if we want to transform it. The post The Roots of War appeared first on Lion's Roar.
“We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize.” – Thich Nhat Hanh When problems arise, don’t you often think about first is that you can’t get past them? Then follows circuitous thinking fueled by becoming so consumed and distracted by the problem […]
In The Art of Living, Thich Nhat Hanh says, “We should not be afraid of suffering. We should be afraid of only one thing, and that is not knowing how to deal with our suffering. Handling our suffering is an art. If we know how to suffer, we suffer much less, and we’re no longer …
Abhidharma, Buddhism’s map of the mind, is sometimes treated as a topic of merely intellectual interest. In fact, says Thich Nhat Hanh, identifying the different elements of consciousness, and understanding how they interact, is essential to our practice of meditation. The post The Four Layers of Consciousness appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Andrea Miller attends a transformational six-day retreat with Thich Nhat Hanh. The post Awakening My Heart: On Retreat with Thich Nhat Hanh appeared first on Lion's Roar.
“Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.” — Thich Nhat Hanh, The Miracle of Mindfulness In between work, family and social media, we take few precious moments to reflect upon our lives and realize the importance of mindfulness. Show More Summary
When we practice mindfulness in our daily lives, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we open to the wonders of life and allow the world to heal and nourish us. The post The Miracle of Everyday Mindfulness appeared first on Lion's Roar.
A meditation instruction by Thich Nhat Hanh on starting over. The post Beginning Anew appeared first on Lion's Roar.
You might see your writing in a coming Lion’s Roar special publication. How have the teachings and example of Thich Nhat Hanh benefited your life? Tell us your story (maximum 100 words, please) and we may include it an upcoming Lion’s Roar special publication celebrating Thich Nhat Hanh’s life and work. Show More Summary
In these teaching on chapters one and twenty of the Lotus Sutra, Thich Nhat Hanh discusses the three dimensions in which all beings and things reside. The post Buddhahood in Three Dimensions appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Thich Nhat Hanh teaches that by looking deeply we develop insight into impermanence and no self. These are the keys to the door of reality. All authentic practices of the Buddha carry within them three essential teachings called the Dharma Seals. Show More Summary
When the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh addressed over one hundred politicians and representatives of civil society in the Senate Chamber at Parliament Buildings in April 2012, the celebrated Vietnamese Zen practitioner, poet, peace activist and writer brought with him a profound sense of identification and empathy. He also brought a proposal or invitation to consider more...