Thích Nhất Hạnh

Thich Nhat HanhNhat HanhThich Nhat HahnNhat Hanh, ThichNhât Hanh, ThichThich Naht HanhVen Thich Nhat Hanh
Thích Nhất Hạnh (born as Nguyễn Xuân Bảo on October 11, 1926 ) is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist, founder of the Plum Village Tradition.wikipedia
277 Related Articles

Plum Village Tradition

sanghaPlum Village
Thích Nhất Hạnh (born as Nguyễn Xuân Bảo on October 11, 1926 ) is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist, founder of the Plum Village Tradition.
The Plum Village Tradition is a school of Buddhism named after the Plum Village Monastery in France, the first monastic practice center founded by Thích Nhất Hạnh.

Engaged Buddhism

Engaged Buddhistsocially engaged BuddhistSocially Engaged Buddhism
He coined the term "Engaged Buddhism" in his book Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire.
Finding its roots in Vietnam through the Zen Buddhist teacher Thích Nhất Hạnh, Engaged Buddhism has grown in popularity in the West.

Plum Village Monastery

Plum Village
Thích Nhất Hạnh spent most of his later life residing in the Plum Village Monastery in southwest France, travelling internationally to give retreats and talks.
It was founded by two Vietnamese monastics, Thích Nhất Hạnh (a Zen master and Buddhist monk) and Chân Không (a Buddhist nun), in 1982.

Thomas Merton

Thomas '''Merton''' (Catholic writer)
While in the US, Nhất Hạnh stopped at Gethsemani Abbey to speak with Thomas Merton.
He pioneered dialogue with prominent Asian spiritual figures, including the Dalai Lama, the Japanese writer D. T. Suzuki, the Thai Buddhist monk Buddhadasa, and the Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh, and authored books on Zen Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism.

Order of Interbeing

Nhất Hạnh created the Order of Interbeing (Tiếp Hiện) in 1966. Thích Nhất Hạnh and the Order of Interbeing have established monasteries and Dharma centers in the United States at Deer Park Monastery (Tu Viện Lộc Uyển) in Escondido, California, Maple Forest Monastery (Tu Viện Rừng Phong) and Green Mountain Dharma Center (Ðạo Tràng Thanh Sơn) in Vermont and Magnolia Grove Monastery (Đạo Tràng Mộc Lan) in Mississippi, the second of which closed in 2007 and moved to the Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York.
The Order of Interbeing (Tiếp Hiện, Ordre de l'Interêtre) is an international Buddhist community of monks, nuns and laypeople in the Plum Village Tradition founded between 1964 and 1966 by Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thích Nhất Hạnh.

Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism

Unified Buddhist ChurchMaple Forest Monastery
In 1969 he established the Unified Buddhist Church (Église Bouddhique Unifiée) in France (not a part of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam). The Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism (formerly the Unified Buddhist Church) and its sister organization in France the Congregation Bouddhique Zen Village des Pruniers are the legally recognized governing bodies for Plum Village in France, for Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York, the Community of Mindful Living, Parallax Press, Deer Park Monastery in California, Magnolia Grove Monastery in Batesville, Mississippi, and the European Institute of Applied Buddhism in Waldbröl, Germany.
The Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism, Inc. (formerly the Unified Buddhist Church, Inc.) and its sister organization, the French Congregation Bouddhique Zen Village des Pruniers are the governance bodies of the monasteries, press and fundraising organizations established by the Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh.

Vietnamese Thiền

ThiềnVietnamese ZenThien
A graduate of Báo Quốc Buddhist Academy in Central Vietnam, Thích Nhất Hạnh received training in Vietnamese traditions of Mahayana Buddhism, as well as Vietnamese Thiền, and received full ordination as a Bhikkhu in 1951.
The most famous practitioner of modern Thiền Buddhism in the West is Thích Nhất Hạnh (1926–) who has authored dozens of books and founded the Plum Village Monastery in France together with his colleague, Thiền Master bhikkhuni Chân Không.

Blue Cliff Monastery

The Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism (formerly the Unified Buddhist Church) and its sister organization in France the Congregation Bouddhique Zen Village des Pruniers are the legally recognized governing bodies for Plum Village in France, for Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York, the Community of Mindful Living, Parallax Press, Deer Park Monastery in California, Magnolia Grove Monastery in Batesville, Mississippi, and the European Institute of Applied Buddhism in Waldbröl, Germany. Thích Nhất Hạnh and the Order of Interbeing have established monasteries and Dharma centers in the United States at Deer Park Monastery (Tu Viện Lộc Uyển) in Escondido, California, Maple Forest Monastery (Tu Viện Rừng Phong) and Green Mountain Dharma Center (Ðạo Tràng Thanh Sơn) in Vermont and Magnolia Grove Monastery (Đạo Tràng Mộc Lan) in Mississippi, the second of which closed in 2007 and moved to the Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York.
The monastery is under the direction of Thich Nhat Hanh's Order of Interbeing in the Vietnamese Zen tradition.

Huế

HuéHueHue City
In November 2018, he returned to Vietnam to spend his remaining days at his "root temple," Từ Hiếu Temple near Huế.
Thich Nhat Hanh, world-famous Zen master who originates from Hue and has lived for years in exile including France and the United States, has returned to his home town in October 2018 and been residing there since.

Cheri Maples

Notable members of the order of interbeing and disciples of Thích Nhất Hạnh include: Skip Ewing, founder of the Nashville Mindfulness Center; Natalie Goldberg, author and teacher; Sister Chân Không, Dharma teacher; Caitriona Reed, Dharma teacher and co-founder of Manzanita Village Retreat Center; Larry Rosenberg, Dharma teacher; Cheri Maples police officer and dharma teacher; and Pritam Singh, real estate developer and editor of several of Nhất Hạnh's books.
Cheryll Ann Maples (November 1, 1952 – July 27, 2017) was an American police officer, peace activist and dharma instructor, ordained by Thích Nhất Hạnh in January 2008.

Deer Park Monastery

The Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism (formerly the Unified Buddhist Church) and its sister organization in France the Congregation Bouddhique Zen Village des Pruniers are the legally recognized governing bodies for Plum Village in France, for Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York, the Community of Mindful Living, Parallax Press, Deer Park Monastery in California, Magnolia Grove Monastery in Batesville, Mississippi, and the European Institute of Applied Buddhism in Waldbröl, Germany.
The monastery is under the direct guidance of Thich Nhat Hanh and his Order of Interbeing in the Vietnamese Zen tradition.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.Martin Luther KingDr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
He had written a letter to Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1965 entitled: "In Search of the Enemy of Man".
Thích Nhất Hạnh was an influential Vietnamese Buddhist who taught at Princeton University and Columbia University.

Chân Không

Chan KhongSister Chan KhongSister Chân Không
Notable members of the order of interbeing and disciples of Thích Nhất Hạnh include: Skip Ewing, founder of the Nashville Mindfulness Center; Natalie Goldberg, author and teacher; Sister Chân Không, Dharma teacher; Caitriona Reed, Dharma teacher and co-founder of Manzanita Village Retreat Center; Larry Rosenberg, Dharma teacher; Cheri Maples police officer and dharma teacher; and Pritam Singh, real estate developer and editor of several of Nhất Hạnh's books.
Chân Không (born 1938) is an expatriate Vietnamese Buddhist nun, peace activist, and has worked closely with Thích Nhất Hạnh in starting the Plum Village Tradition and helping conduct spiritual retreats internationally.

Parallax Press

The Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism (formerly the Unified Buddhist Church) and its sister organization in France the Congregation Bouddhique Zen Village des Pruniers are the legally recognized governing bodies for Plum Village in France, for Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York, the Community of Mindful Living, Parallax Press, Deer Park Monastery in California, Magnolia Grove Monastery in Batesville, Mississippi, and the European Institute of Applied Buddhism in Waldbröl, Germany.
Parallax Press is a nonprofit book publisher founded and inspired by Thich Nhat Hanh.

Community of Mindful Living

The Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism (formerly the Unified Buddhist Church) and its sister organization in France the Congregation Bouddhique Zen Village des Pruniers are the legally recognized governing bodies for Plum Village in France, for Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York, the Community of Mindful Living, Parallax Press, Deer Park Monastery in California, Magnolia Grove Monastery in Batesville, Mississippi, and the European Institute of Applied Buddhism in Waldbröl, Germany.
It was founded in 1983 by followers of the Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh and was incorporated in 1990 in California as a nonprofit religious organization.

Waldbröl

HochwaldWaldbröl, GermanyWippenkausen
The Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism (formerly the Unified Buddhist Church) and its sister organization in France the Congregation Bouddhique Zen Village des Pruniers are the legally recognized governing bodies for Plum Village in France, for Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York, the Community of Mindful Living, Parallax Press, Deer Park Monastery in California, Magnolia Grove Monastery in Batesville, Mississippi, and the European Institute of Applied Buddhism in Waldbröl, Germany.

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Kabat-Zinn, Jon
Other notable students of Thích Nhất Hạnh include Joan Halifax, founder of the Upaya Institute; Albert Low, Zen teacher and author; Joanna Macy, environmentalist and author; Jon Kabat-Zinn, creator of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR); Jack Kornfield, Dharma teacher and author; Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; Garry Shandling, comedian and actor; Marc Benioff, founder of Salesforce.com; Jim Yong Kim, former president of the World Bank; John Croft, co-creator of Dragon Dreaming; Leila Seth, author and Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court; and Stephanie Kaza, environmentalist.
Kabat-Zinn was a student of Zen Buddhist teachers such as Philip Kapleau, Thich Nhat Hanh and Seung Sahn and a founding member of Cambridge Zen Center.

Joan Halifax

Halifax, Joan Jiko RoshiJoan Halifax RoshiJoan Jiko Halifax
Other notable students of Thích Nhất Hạnh include Joan Halifax, founder of the Upaya Institute; Albert Low, Zen teacher and author; Joanna Macy, environmentalist and author; Jon Kabat-Zinn, creator of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR); Jack Kornfield, Dharma teacher and author; Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; Garry Shandling, comedian and actor; Marc Benioff, founder of Salesforce.com; Jim Yong Kim, former president of the World Bank; John Croft, co-creator of Dragon Dreaming; Leila Seth, author and Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court; and Stephanie Kaza, environmentalist.
Halifax-roshi has received Dharma transmission from both Bernard Glassman and Thich Nhat Hanh, and previously studied with the Korean master Seung Sahn.

Magnolia Grove Monastery

The Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism (formerly the Unified Buddhist Church) and its sister organization in France the Congregation Bouddhique Zen Village des Pruniers are the legally recognized governing bodies for Plum Village in France, for Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York, the Community of Mindful Living, Parallax Press, Deer Park Monastery in California, Magnolia Grove Monastery in Batesville, Mississippi, and the European Institute of Applied Buddhism in Waldbröl, Germany. Thích Nhất Hạnh and the Order of Interbeing have established monasteries and Dharma centers in the United States at Deer Park Monastery (Tu Viện Lộc Uyển) in Escondido, California, Maple Forest Monastery (Tu Viện Rừng Phong) and Green Mountain Dharma Center (Ðạo Tràng Thanh Sơn) in Vermont and Magnolia Grove Monastery (Đạo Tràng Mộc Lan) in Mississippi, the second of which closed in 2007 and moved to the Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York.
In October 2005 Thich Nhat Hanh officially accepted the monastery.

Buddhism and psychology

Buddhist psychologypsychologyBuddhism, Psychology and Mental Health
Nhất Hạnh taught Buddhist psychology and prajnaparamita literature at Vạn Hanh Buddhist University, a private institution that taught Buddhist studies, Vietnamese culture, and languages.
Since Watts's early observations and musings, there have been many other important contributors to the contemporary popularization of the integration of Buddhist meditation with psychology including Kornfield (1993), Joseph Goldstein, Tara Brach, Epstein (1995) and Nhat Hanh (1998).

Prajnaparamita

PrajñāpāramitāPerfection of Wisdomprajñaparamita
Nhất Hạnh taught Buddhist psychology and prajnaparamita literature at Vạn Hanh Buddhist University, a private institution that taught Buddhist studies, Vietnamese culture, and languages.

Escondido, California

EscondidoEscondido, CACity of Escondido
Thích Nhất Hạnh and the Order of Interbeing have established monasteries and Dharma centers in the United States at Deer Park Monastery (Tu Viện Lộc Uyển) in Escondido, California, Maple Forest Monastery (Tu Viện Rừng Phong) and Green Mountain Dharma Center (Ðạo Tràng Thanh Sơn) in Vermont and Magnolia Grove Monastery (Đạo Tràng Mộc Lan) in Mississippi, the second of which closed in 2007 and moved to the Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York.
It is one of three monasteries in the United States under the direction of a well-known Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh.

Caitriona Reed

Notable members of the order of interbeing and disciples of Thích Nhất Hạnh include: Skip Ewing, founder of the Nashville Mindfulness Center; Natalie Goldberg, author and teacher; Sister Chân Không, Dharma teacher; Caitriona Reed, Dharma teacher and co-founder of Manzanita Village Retreat Center; Larry Rosenberg, Dharma teacher; Cheri Maples police officer and dharma teacher; and Pritam Singh, real estate developer and editor of several of Nhất Hạnh's books.
She received authority to teach Zen from Thich Nhat Hanh in 1992.

Stephanie Kaza

Other notable students of Thích Nhất Hạnh include Joan Halifax, founder of the Upaya Institute; Albert Low, Zen teacher and author; Joanna Macy, environmentalist and author; Jon Kabat-Zinn, creator of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR); Jack Kornfield, Dharma teacher and author; Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; Garry Shandling, comedian and actor; Marc Benioff, founder of Salesforce.com; Jim Yong Kim, former president of the World Bank; John Croft, co-creator of Dragon Dreaming; Leila Seth, author and Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court; and Stephanie Kaza, environmentalist.
She has studied with Thich Nhat Hanh and Joanna Macy.

The Miracle of Mindfulness

The Miracle of Mindfulness (Vietnamese: Phép lạ c̉ua sư t̉inh thưc) is a 1975 book by Thích Nhất Hạnh, written in Vietnamese and translated into English by Mobi Ho.