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 Admonitions and Encouraging Words of Master Guishan
Text and CommentaryView this book
Thich Nhat Hanh's translation and commentary for a Buddhist text that has been long considered one of the three key books for monastic meditation practitioners For monks, nuns, or laypeople,...
How to Create a Loving Relationship That LastsView this book
What does healthy intimacy look like? How we do we keep the energy and passion alive in long-term relationships? What practices can help us forgive our partner when he or...
Calming the Fearful Mind
A Zen Response to TerrorismView this book
In a time of terrorism and uncertainty, how can any of us feel truly safe? Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh looks at the real roots of terrorism and fear and...
Ten Exercises for Well-BeingView this book
Over the years, Thich Nhat Hanh and his monastic community in Plum Village, have developed more and more ways to integrate mindfulness practices into every aspect of their daily life....
Teachings on LoveView this book
Weaving together traditional stories, personal experiences, and a deep understanding of the Buddha's way of mindful living, Thich Nhat Hanh provides step-by-step practices that foster understanding and intimacy in any...
Is Nothing Something?
Kids' Questions and Zen Answers About Life, Death, Family, Friendship, and Everything in BetweenView this book
In Is Nothing Something? Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh answers heartfelt, difficult, and funny questions from children of all ages. Illustrated with original full-color artwork by Jessica McClure, Is Nothing...
Where Is the Buddha?View this book
A new story for children from Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh: a young boy named Minh goes on a journey to find the Buddha, only to discover the Buddha is in each one of us.
Sutra on Knowing the Better Way to Catch a SnakeView this book
In Thundering Silence Thich Nhat Hanh presents the early teachings of the Buddha on not becoming so attached to his teachings that we don’t see reality clearly anymore and become...
Cultivating the Mind of LoveView this book
In Cultivating the Mind of Love, Thich Nhat Hanh shares a most unusual Dharma teaching: the story of his first love. He pairs these heartfelt moments in his own life...
A Mindful Journey and Coloring BookView this book
In this second book in our Mindful Journey Coloring Book series, Thich Nhat Hanh’s wisdom is paired with black-and-white renderings of magical places and simple interiors created by multi- faceted...
Chanting from the Heart Vol I
Sutras and Chants for Recitation from the Plum Village CommunityView this book
Chanting from the Heart Vol. I: The first volume in the revised edition of Chanting from the Heart, by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and the monks and nuns of...
My Master’s Robe
Memories of a Novice MonkView this book
Zen Master, poet and peace and human rights activist Thich Nhat Hanh was born in central Vietnam in 1926 and joined the monkhood at the age of sixteen. Written by...
Peace Begins Here
Palestinians and Israelis Listening to Each OtherView this book
In this highly anticipated Buddhist perspective on resolving conflict, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh demonstrates how a real peace process is based on spiritual,not political strength. Inspired by...
The World We Have
A Buddhist Approach to Peace and EcologyView this book
In this provocative book, noted Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh offers a dramatic vision of the future of a planet overheated by rapidly disappearing fossil fuels, degraded by massive overconsumption,...
Hermitage Among the Clouds
An Historical Novel of Fourteenth Century VietnamView this book
Hermitage Among the Clouds tells the story of the fourteenth century Princess Amazing Jewel, the daughter of one of Vietnam's greatest historical Zen master kings. This beautifully written story expresses...
Buddhist Teachings on Awakening and True HappinessView this book
Two Treasures contains two sutras: The Sutra On The Eight Realizations Of Great Beings and The Discourse on Happiness. They explain in practical detail how to progress step-by-step towards realization...
Chanting from the Heart Vol II
Ceremonies and Practices from the Plum Village CommunityView this book
Chanting from the Heart Vol. II: The second volume in the revised edition of Chanting from the Heart, by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and the monks and nuns of...
Present Moment Wonderful Moment (Revised Edition)
Verses for Daily Living-Updated Third EditionView this book
Beloved Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh offers 79 meditations to help you through your daily routines in a peaceful and mindful way and connect to the joy of the present moment
The Miracle of Mindfulness
An Introduction to the Practice of MeditationView this book
In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercise as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness--being awake and fully aware....
The Dragon Prince
Stories and Legends from VietnamView this book
The Dragon Prince is a collection of 15 stories and legends from Vietnam retold by Zen master poet and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh. As in many of his teachings,...
Practicing the Art of Mindful LivingView this book
In Touching Peace, Thich Nhat Hanh expands the teachings on practicing the art of mindful living begun in the best selling Being Peace by giving specific, practical instructions on extending...
Under the Rose Apple TreeView this book
In this sequel to A Pebble for Your Pocket, Zen teacher and poet Thich Nhat Hanh looks deeply at the issues that confront young people in today's society. Applying his...
Peace Is Every Step
The Path of Mindfulness in EverydayView this book
In the rush of modern life, we tend to lose touch with the peace that is available in each moment. World-renowned Zen master, spiritual leader, and author Thich Nhat Hanh...
The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching
Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and LiberationView this book
The indispensable book containing Thich Nhat Hanh's introduction to the most essential Buddhist teachings, including the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eightfold Path, the Three Doors of Liberation, the Three...
Wisdom for Cooling the FlamesView this book
It was under the bodhi tree in India twenty-five centuries ago that Buddha achieved the insight that three states of mind were the source of all our unhappiness: wrong knowing,...
Transformation at the Base
50 Verses on the Nature of ConsciousnessView this book
A finalist for the 2001 Nautilus award, Transformation at the Base is a profound look at Buddhist psychology with insights into how these ancient teachings apply to the modern world....
Freedom Wherever We Go
A Buddhist Monastic Code for the Twenty-first CenturyView this book
In Freedom Wherever We Go, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh takes the centuries-old Buddhist monastic code, the Pratimoksha, and updates it for the twenty-first century. "The Buddha," Thich Nhat Hanh...
The Blooming of a Lotus (Revised & Expanded)
The Essential Guided Meditations for Mindfulness, Healing, and TransformationView this book
A revised and expanded edition of Thich Nhat Hanh’s classic introduction to guided meditation for a world in search of mindfulness In this revised edition of The Blooming of a...
Path of Compassion
Stories from the Buddha's LifeView this book
Path of Compassion is a collection of key stories from Thich Nhat Hanh’s classic Old Path White Clouds, a book celebrating its 20th publishing anniversary this year. It tells the fascinating life...
No Death, No Fear
Comforting Wisdom for LifeView this book
With hard-won wisdom and refreshing insight, Thich Nhat Hanh confronts a subject that has been contemplated by Buddhist monks and nuns for twenty-five-hundred years— and a question that has been...
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…