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Love Letter to the Earth

Love Letter to the Earth was first published in 2013 by Parallax Press, and is one of Thay’s works most relevant to these trying times for us and the Earth. In it, Thay calls for a “spiritual revolution” driven by love as the best way to confront the environmental challenges that face us, since “real […]

Thich Nhat Hanh on mind and consciousness

During a question-and-answer session at a 2012 retreat in the UK, Thay was asked, “What is this consciousness, this mind? Is it just a part of my physical body? Or is it something else? What is it and where does it come from?” Below is Thay’s answer. [This transcript has been edited for readability.] In […]

Six mindful encounters with spring

It’s spring in the northern hemisphere and we can all celebrate this renewal of life as it blooms around us. To enhance your experience of this magical time of year, we have compiled a list of relevant mindful practices, which includes sounds from nature, guided meditations, and contemplations. They can all be found on the […]

Thich Nhat Hanh on the art of embracing loneliness

This short teaching about embracing loneliness is part of a talk Thay gave on the 13th of December 2012, during the winter retreat in Plum Village. Loneliness has been a constant presence in our lives during these restrictive pandemic times, and Thay’s teachings on this topic should provide much needed comfort and understanding. [This transcript […]

Dreaming of Thầy Dreaming

This is a letter from Brother Phap Dung, republished with permission from the Deer Park website. Dear Friends on the Path, I hope you enjoy this digital painting. It was inspired by Thầy’s account of a dream he once had in which he was a music student who had to perform in front of a […]