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Second In Command In Plum Village

Sister Chan Khong has been the second in command in Plum Village since its founding in 1982 and been Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh‘s collaborator and best friend for more than 50 years. Now that Thay, as Thich Nhat Hanh is know by his followers, is in the hospital, we are all looking to Sister […]

The Sound of the Bell in Plum Village

This video presents the sound of the bell in Plum Village, the home of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. The images of the trees in the forest of Whittle Dene in Northumberland complement the sound of the bell. In Plum Village, the bell is invited many times during the day. It is invited to awaken […]

Lazy Days In Plum Village

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh offered a retreat for Israelis and Palestinians at the Plum Village monastery in France. He is well-known for his efforts to bring reconciliation between differing parties, and this retreat was no exception. Previous retreats were held between Israelis and Palestinians. In the beginning of the retreat, they didn’t trust each other. By the end […]

Pebble Meditation from Plum Village

This article contains a video of Pebble Meditation from Plum Village conducted by another monk, Thay Phap Luu. The video was produced by Peace Is The Way Films. If you ever listen to Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh teach the children how to do this, you may wonder what he is talking about. He calls […]

Visit To Plum Village

In February, 2000 I went to India to train software engineers (who later got my job through outsourcing). On my way back, I stopped in Plum Village for a few days. It happened to be during the Tet (Vietnamese New Year) celebration. It is a time when the monks and nuns visit each other to […]

Visit To Plum Village

I jumped up to hug him and sat down when he did. His first words were for me to share his sticky buns with him and the two attendant nuns by my side. He mentioned that one of the sisters was in jurisprudence, so I began a chat with her. I then told Thay that […]

Visit To Plum Village

On March 23, 2006, I had the distinguished pleasure of sharing breakfast with Thich Nhat Hanh and Sister Chan Khong. Brother Phap An, acting abbot of Plum Village Upper Hamlet, was the first to tell me how rare this opportunity was, even though Sister Chan Khong had written, “Please come, I guarantee that you can […]

Buddhist Nuns In Plum Village

The lives of Buddhist nuns in Plum Village are beautifully portrayed in this video. Plum Village is also the residence of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay). This year, marks the thirtieth anniversary of Plum Village. You can read more about it here. Buddhist Nuns In Plum Village httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPV6rmaVfCw All my encounters with the Buddhist […]

Lights in the Dark

Paul Tingen, a fellow Order of Interbeing Member in the Plum Village Tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh has made this wonderful offering of music which he calls “Light in the Dark.” It is an acoustic guitar rendition to the tune of Leonard Cohen‘s Hallelujah. Paul hopes that we keep in mind the lessons […]

Read Healing with the 7 Principles of Mindfulness for Just 1 ¢

Read Healing with the 7 Principles of Mindfulness for Just 1 ¢ How to Thrive and Succeed in a Complex Cancer System Authored by Jerome Freedman, Ph. D. Foreword by Dr. Martin Rossman, MD. Healing with the 7 Principles of Mindfulness: How to Thrive and Succeed in a Complex Cancer System reveals the personal power […]