“The essence of our practice can be described as transforming suffering into happiness,” says Thich Nhat Hanh.
Thich Nhat Hanh answers a retreatant’s question on what to do in the face of suffering. “Anything you do for yourself, you do for the world.”
A meditation instruction by Thich Nhat Hanh on starting over.
Abhidharma, Buddhism’s map of the mind, is sometimes treated as a topic of merely intellectual interest. In fact, says Thich Nhat Hanh, identifying the different elements of consciousness, and understanding how they interact, is essential to our practice of meditation.
The cry we hear from deep in our hearts, says Thich Nhat Hanh, comes from the wounded child within. Healing this inner child’s pain is key.
It may seem like an unattainable ideal, but you can start right now as a bodhisattva-in-training. All you need is the aspiration to put others first.
When we practice mindfulness in our daily lives, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we open to the wonders of life and allow the world to heal and nourish us.
Thich Nhat Hanh offers a short teaching on perception and the value of remaining calm.
In these teaching on chapters one and twenty of the Lotus Sutra, Thich Nhat Hanh discusses the three dimensions in which all beings and things reside.
Zen master, peace activist, teacher of mindful living — Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most important spiritual leaders of our time. Lindsay Kyte tells the story of what is perhaps his greatest teaching — his courageous life.