"When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings."
When we're busy at work, it's easy to quickly scarf down a meal at your desk or skip a healthy lunch altogether. But what does this kind of eating do to our souls and the environment? In his short book How To Eat, Buddhist spiritualShow More Summary
In our daily lives, many of us are disconnected from ourselves and our surroundings. As Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh writes in the book How to Sit, “our body is in one place, our breath is ignored, and our mind is wandering.” However, when we […]
Thich Nhat Hanh's Plum Village sangha has announced that their beloved teacher has returned home: read more
Thich Nhat Hanh. Photo by Velcrow Ripper.A new statement from the Monks and Nuns of Plum Village, the community of Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh (who has been recovering from a recent stroke), brings good news in the form of a health update. Show More Summary
Only when we recognize our connectedness to the earth, says Thich Nhat Hanh, can real change begin. The post Wake Up to the Revolution appeared first on Lion's Roar.
"Mindfulness is not something that is only done in the meditation hall, it is also done in the kitchen, in the garden when we're on the telephone, when we are driving a car, when we are doing the dishes." -- Thich Nhat Hanh Mindfulness,...Show More Summary
"To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love."
The practice of mindful walking, says Thich Nhat Hanh, is a profound and pleasurable way to deepen our connection with our body and the earth. The post Thich Nhat Hanh on Walking Meditation appeared first on Lion's Roar.
There's mutual appreciation between Birdman's director and Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. The post “Birdman” director gets congrats and thank-you from Thich Nhat Hanh appeared first on Lion's Roar.
(AP Photo/Edward Kitch) The kind of mindfulness exemplified by Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, shown here at a 1966 news conference with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., could transform movements for racial and social justice. The American civil rights leader and the Buddhist master came together to call for a halt to the U.S. Show More Summary
"Thay is steadily recovering his strength and rebuilding his muscles day by day. We have been struck by Thay’s great determination, motivation, courage and concentration as he sets his own program to train himself to learn anew how to...Show More Summary
Jesse Kornbluth reviews the graceful writing and ideology of Thich Nhat Hanh. The post Thich Nhat Hanh: Teachings on Love appeared first on The Good Men Project.
"Since coming out of the coma, Thay has been able to keep his eyes open, is increasingly alert and able to engage throughout the day with the medical staff and attendants." The post Thich Nhat Hanh in rehab; increasingly alert appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Thich Nhat Hanh shares gentle guidance for beginning your meditation practice. The post Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Sit appeared first on Lion's Roar.
It has been a while since I have passed on any updates about Thich Nhat Hanh’s condition. The latest from Plum Village, is a message dated January 3rd: “In the last three weeks Thay has gradually emerged into wakefulness, and has his eyes open for much of the day, to the point where the doctors [...]
10 Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes on Truth, Peace, and Compassion “It is my conviction that there is no way to peace - peace is the way.” Identity Theory
Photo by Velcrow Ripper.When we last heard from Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village community in December, word was that we could expect a new update on the Zen master’s health in the new year. Indeed, the latest update is now here, letting...Show More Summary
Thich Nhat Hanh offers his new translation of the Heart Sutra, which teaches transcendent wisdom, and Norman Fischer offers comment. The post Love + Wisdom = Buddha appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Photo by Velcrow Ripper.Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village community has issued its latest update on the Zen teacher’s health after he suffered a brain hemorrhage in early November. (The most recent previous update was issued on December...Show More Summary