Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh, a Buddhist monk, poet, peace activist, and author, was born in 1926 in Vietnam. He entered the monkhood at sixteen and has since become one of the West's most recognized and beloved Buddhist teachers. A pioneer in the concept of engaged Buddhism, he was chair of the Vietnamese Buddhist Peace Delegation during the Vietnam War and was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King Jr. The author
of more than twenty-five books, he has lived in exile since 1966 in Plum Village, France, a small monastic community where he writes, gardens, teaches, and helps refugees.


Resources for Teachers and Students

Reflections on Working Towards Peace