Mediation Is Not Difficult

Meditation is not difficult. Even a child can do it. Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh teaches “pebble meditation” to the children who visit him in Plum Village. The is one of the wonderful things I love about Thay, as he is called by his followers. He includes the children in his dharma talks and allows […]

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 […]

Pebble Meditation

The children who visit Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh are very lucky. They learn to do pebble meditation with Thich Nhat Hanh or one of his monks or nuns. They gather four nice pebbles and put them in a pile on their right. Then they sit down and wait for the bell to be invited […]

Planting The Seeds Of Mindfulness

Planting the seeds of mindfulness in children of all ages from 2-102 is an expressed wish of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (known as Thay by his followers). For example, he has been teaching pebble meditation for as long as I’ve known him. The video below is a preview of Planting Seeds: The Power of Mindfulness based […]