Melina Bondy

Melina Bondy (formerly Sister Ocean) is a queer, white settler honored to live on the colonized land originally named Tkaronto who was ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh in 2012 and returned to lay life in 2021. They blend Insight and Plum Village practices with a focus on social justice, creative process and radical gratitude. To learn more go to
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Turning Word

Melina Bondy, a meditation teacher and former monastic in the Plum Village Tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, talks about a Buddhist book that made a significant impact on their practice.

By Melina Bondy

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