Thich NhaT Hanh (b. 1926)

Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the greatest contemporary Buddhist teachers and the most famous master of Vietnamese Buddhism. He developed his own brand of syncretic teaching and practice and has been most successful in popularizing Buddhism in the West. He is a noted poet, artist, writer, creator, and innovator. He has written more than 85 books, including Peace Is Every Step, Being Peace, Touching Peace, Call Me by My True Names, Living Buddha, Living Christ, and Teaching on Love and Anger.

Thich Nhat Hanh was born at Tha Tien, Quang Ngai. His teacher was the 41st-generation teacher of Lamte Zen. He was ordained in 1949. In 1950, he cofounded An Quang Buddhist Institute and Phuong Boï Monastery. In 1961, he went to Princeton University ...

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