A Message from Thich Nhat Hanh November 2 , 1999 Plum Village, France Sharing a Practice Twelve years ago, at a retreat in Montreal, a lady told me after the first session of walking meditation practice, "Thay, it is wonderful to walk…
Thich Nhat Hanh
People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.
The Mindfulness Survival Kit
Five Essential PracticesView this book
The Five Mindfulness Trainings (also referred to as "Precepts")—not to kill, steal, commit adultery, lie, or take intoxicants—are the basic statement of ethics and morality in Buddhism. Zen Master and...
How to WalkView this book
How to Walk is the fourth title in Parallax’s popular Mindfulness Essentials Series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, introducing beginners and reminding seasoned practitioners of the...
How to Find Joy and Meaning in Each Hour of the DayView this book
In Thich Nhat Hanh’s latest teachings on applied Buddhism for both the work place and daily life, chapters include dealing with workplace scenarios; dealing with home and family; encounters with...
The Energy of Prayer
How to Deepen Your Spiritual PracticeView this book
In The Energy of Prayer Thich Nhat Hanh looks at the applications and effectiveness of prayer in Buddhist and other spiritual traditions and closely examines the question of why we...
Transformation and Healing
Sutra on the Four Establishments of MindfulnessView this book
The teachings contained in this The Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness are fundamental to the practice of meditation, and constitute the foundation of all mindfulness practice. The Sutra...
The Bodhisattva Path
Commentary on the Vimalakirti and Ugrapariprccha SutrasView this book
Learn about the bodhisattva ideal—the capacity to see the potential for awakening in everyone and aspire to help them along their path—with new commentaries on early Mahayana sutras from Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, the monk Time magazine calls "the father of mindfulness."
Zen and the Art of Saving the PlanetView this book
We face a potent intersection of crises: ecological destruction, rising inequality, racial injustice, and the lasting impacts of a devastating pandemic. The situation is beyond urgent. To face these challenges,...
Thich Nhat Hanh Zen Flowers Note CardsView this book
Elegant set of 12 notecards featuring the inspirational wisdom of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh accompanied by hand-painted florals.
A Pebble for Your Pocket
Mindful Stories for Children and Grown-upsView this book
Drawn from Thich Nhat Hanh’s Dharma talks given to young people, A Pebble for Your Pocket presents the basic teachings of the Buddha in accessible and modern language. Combining the...
Fragrant Palm Leaves
Journals 1962–1966View this book
Regarded by many as Thich Nhat Hanh's most personally revealing and endearing book, these collected journals chronicle the first-hand experiences of the Zen Master as a young man in both...
Our Appointment with Life
Sutra on Knowing the Better Way to Live AloneView this book
This easily accessible translation and commentary by Thich Nhat Hanh on the Sutra on Knowing the Better Way To Live Alone, is the earliest teaching of the Buddha on living...
Thich Nhat Hanh Classics BundleView this book
Introducing the all-new Thich Nhat Hanh Hardcover Classics. These are the absolute essential and beloved books from one of the most revered and influential spiritual teachers in the world today....
The Art of Building a Harmonious CommunityView this book
Joyfully Together contains a wealth of ideas, thoughts, and practical suggestions on how to live happily with other people. The wisdom in this book draws from ancient Buddhist traditions to...
How to SitView this book
To sit is to restore ourselves, to become fully present and fully alive in the here and now.—Thich Nhat Hanh How to Sit provides simple directions on the mechanics of posture...
How to Live
My Essential Mindfulness JournalView this book
A companion to the bestselling How To (Mindfulness Essentials) books from Thich Nhat Hanh, this guided journal contains quotes to contemplate for your own mindfulness practice. Lined pages for writing are interspersed with quotes and the beautiful sumi-ink illustrations of Jason DeAntonis.
Creating a Home Meditation PracticeView this book
Find peace and calm amid the busyness of your life with this new book by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Designed to be both inspiration and guidebook for those new...
Inside the Now
Meditations on TimeView this book
This beautifully designed book will be cherished for generations. Written in the summer of 2013, Inside the Now contains the most recent, never before published commentaries and reflections of Thich Nhat Hanh...
Moments of Mindfulness
Daily InspirationView this book
This beautifully designed gift book contains many of the best-loved inspirational quotations and passages from Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh. Basic meditation instructions and messages of peace, love, insight, understanding,...
Peace of Mind
Becoming Fully PresentView this book
We can’t heal with our minds alone. Thinking can be something productive and creative, but without integrating body and mind, much of our thinking is useless and unproductive. In Peace...
Touching the Earth
Guided Meditations for Mindfulness PracticeView this book
Though the original edition of Touching the Earth is deeply embraced by those already practicing mindfulness in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, the revised edition seeks to make the...
Buddha Mind, Buddha Body
Walking Toward EnlightenmentView this book
Thich Nhat Hanh explores the connection between psychology, neuroscience, and meditation. He discuss the importance of creativity and visualization in a successful meditation practice, presents basic Buddhist practices (in particular...
Modern Commentary on the Teachings of Master LinjiView this book
One of the key tenets of the Zen school of Mahayana Buddhism is that each one of us is already a Buddha—our enlightenment is inherent within us, and the practice...
The Long Road Turns to Joy
A Guide to Walking MeditationView this book
One of the few books focused completely on mindful walking and walking meditation. This revised edition of the best-selling title (nearly 80,000 copies sold to date) includes over 30 percent...
One Buddha is Not Enough
A Story of Collective AwakeningView this book
How do we learn to believe in ourselves and not just rely on our spiritual teachers? This question often directly posed to Thich Nhat Hanh as "Who will be your...
Answers from the Heart
Practical Responses to Life's Burning QuestionsView this book
We all share the experience of carrying with us the one question that has always seemingly stood in the way of the next step in our personal development, the development...
Articles in The Mindfulness Bell
The Six Points Suggested by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh on the Openness of the Vietnamese Communist Party
By Thich Nhat Hanh
The Vietnamese Communist feels at ease with the cultural traditions of Vietnam and is determined to live in such a way as to make it more beautiful day by day.The Vietnamese Communist is aware that trees have roots, water has…
Poem: Please Call Me By My True Names
By Thich Nhat Hanh
Don’t say that I will depart tomorrow—even today I am still arriving. Look deeply: every second I am arrivingto be a bud on a Spring branch,to be a tiny bird, with still-fragile wings,learning to sing in my new nest,to be…
Poem: A Teacher Looking for His Disciple
By Thich Nhat Hanh
I have been looking for you, my child, Since the time when rivers and mountains still lay in obscurity. I was looking for you When you were still in a deep sleep Although the conch had many times echoed in…
The Way Ahead for Buddhism in Vietnam
By Thich Nhat Hanh
The following proposal has been offered by Thich Nhat Hanh for bringing about reconciliation between the government of Vietnam and the Vietnamese Buddhists. 1. Protecting our Nation's Nature-Heritage (Preserving our Mother's Body): As…
Poem composed by Thich Nhat Hanh
By Thich Nhat Hanh
Alfred Hassler, one of the primary supporters of Thich Nhat Hanh in the American peace movement in the late 1960s and early 1970s, passed away in June. Thay and Sister Phuong were in the area, upstate New York, during his last…