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Fear of Silence

While we can connect to others more readily than ever before, are we losing our connection to body and mind? A Zen master thinks so, and offers a nourishing conscious breathing practice as a remedy.

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Thich Nhat Hanh Making Steady Recovery

More good news to report about the health of renowned Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, who emerged from a coma last November and appears to be making a steady, albeit slow, recovery. The website affiliated with his international network of youth sanghas, “Wake Up,” published an update on his status, penned by longtime collaborator […]

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Thich Nhat Hanh Emerges from Coma

The most recent communiqué from Plum Village, the spiritual community of the venerated Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, announced that the teacher had emerged from his coma, which was brought on by a severe brain hemorrhage in November. In his current state, Thay is able to recognize familiar faces. He is very responsive to […]

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Thich Nhat Hanh Hospitalized for Severe Brain Hemorrhage

[UPDATES BELOW] Plum Village Mindfulness Practice Centres announced yesterday that Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh (affectionately known by his students as “Thay”), had suffered a severe brain hemmorrhage on November 11. Thay is currently under intensive care in Bordeaux, France. He is reportedly exhibiting signs that a full recovery may be possible. Thich Nhat Hanh […]

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Notes from the 2010 World Buddhist Conference in Malaysia

Gary Gach, resident spirit of Tricycle’s Haiku Corner, reports from the 2010 World Buddhist Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malysia: Following a dedicatory recitation of vows, several dozen of his monks and nuns, from [Thich Nhat Hanh’s] root sangha in Plum Village, France, treated us to a massive, lilting, heartfelt choral chant to Avalokiteshvara, Bodhisattva of […]

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5 recent quotes from Thich Nhat Hanh in today’s Guardian

In the current issue of Tricycle, contributing editor Andrew Cooper recounts his travels with Thich Nhat Hanh, the much beloved Vietnamese teacher, poet, peace advocate and environmentalist. Cooper’s view is unique; charged with attending Thay, as he is called, on an early visit to the United States, Cooper offers an up-close-and-personal view of a man […]

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Thich Nhat Hanh: Your Heart is like a Flower

As the author of Living Buddha, Living Christ, Thich Nhat Hanh has always been adept at making his teachings familiar for a Western audience. In this recent dharma talk, given at Dharma Cloud Temple in Upper Hamlet, Plum Village, Thich Nhat Hanh speaks in depth about “the Kingdom of God.” Rather than understanding the Kingdom […]

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