Santa Cruz Symphony has recruited Nigel Armstrong, 26, as its new concertmaster. A contender at international competitions, Nigel went ‘to live with and learn from the Plum Village community founded by Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, where he spent a year working on their organic farm and taking part in their daily life.’ Not your […]
An introduction to the life and teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, founder of Engaged Buddhism, prolific Zen teacher, best-selling author, and peace activist. The post The Best of Thich Nhat Hanh: Life, Quotes, and Books appeared first on Lion's Roar.
A discourse by the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh, as told by his disciple Sister Dang Nghiem. Illustration by Tomi Um. This is what I heard. Thich Nhat Hanh came to Hollywood to announce that one of his books would be made into a movie. At that time, Thay had with him a number of monastic […] The post In the Pure Land of the Present Moment appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Thich Nhat Hanh's fourteen precepts of engaged Buddhism, with introduction by Fred Eppsteiner. The post The Fourteen Precepts of Engaged Buddhism appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Andrea Miller’s exclusive interview with Thich Nhat Hanh. The post Thich Nhat Hanh: Be Beautiful, Be Yourself appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Thich Nhat Hanh's Five Mindfulness Trainings are are based on the Buddha's five precepts and translated for modern times. Their nature is universal. The post Five Mindfulness Trainings appeared first on Lion's Roar.
While washing the dishes one should only be washing the dishes, which means that while washing the dishes one should be completely aware of the fact that one is washing the dishes. - Thich Nhat Hanh
U.S. President Barack Obama, in Hanoi, Vietnam today, addressed that nation’s people with remarks that included a reference to the Zen master, Engaged Buddhism advocate, and lifelong anti-war activist, Thich Nhat Hanh. And as Vietnam...Show More Summary
In the summer of 2014 I visited Plum Village in France, founded by Thich Nhat Hanh, a spiritual leader, poet, and peace activist known throughout the world for his teachings and writings on mindfulness and peace. During my week there,...Show More Summary
Thich Nhat Hanh teaches us how to relax the bonds of anger, attachment and delusion through mindfulness and kindness toward ourselves. The post Loosening the Knots of Anger Through Mindfulness Practice appeared first on Lion's Roar.
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. -- Thich Nhat Hanh Do you feel burnt out from trying to be perfect, multitask and accomplish more things than humanly possible in a day? The perfectionist in you wants to do it all, but your body and mind are telling you they are exhausted. Show More Summary
Guatama Buddha, the historic sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded, is said to have reached enlightenment while meditating under a Bodhi tree. Centuries later, prominent Buddhist leader Thich Nhat Hanh said that the next "Buddha"...Show More Summary
“In my life I’ve been so touched by the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh," said Benedict Cumberbatch. The post Benedict Cumberbatch to narrate Thich Nhat Hanh documentary appeared first on Lion's Roar.
I have always appreciated the simple and mindful approach to living that Thich Nhat Hanh has encouraged us to follow. His work has influenced me to proclaim one of my deepest beliefs and statements about employee engagement: There is no way to engagement, engagement is the way. I randomly opened his book, The Art of Communicating and […]
Thich Nhat Hanh explains that sangha is more than a community, it’s a deep spiritual practice. The post The Practice of Sangha appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Meditation can help us embrace our worries, our fear, our anger; and that is very healing. We let our own natural capacity of healing do the work. -- Thich Nhat Hanh Whether you are looking for more peace or less stress in your life, meditation could be exactly what you need. Show More Summary
Hugging meditation, made famous by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, is rooted in the belief that a good hug can have transformative effects. Learn how. The post Hugging Meditation: Deepen Your Practice with a Mindful Embrace appeared first on Yoga Journal.
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