Sister Dang Nghiem

Sister Dang Nghiem earned a medical degree from the University of California–San Francisco and later left her practice as a doctor to live at Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village, where she was ordained as a nun in 2000. She is the author of the memoir Healing: A Woman’s Journey from Doctor to Nun (2010) and Mindfulness as Medicine: A Story of Healing and Spirit (2015). Her latest book is Flowers in the Dark, a guidebook to healing trauma with mindfulness practice.
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