Master, poet, peace and human rights activist
Hanh is a poet, Zen Master, and peacemaker. He served as chair of the
Buddhist Delegation to the Paris Peace Talks during the Vietnam War, and
was nominated by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for the Nobel Peace Prize.
He is author of more than thirty-five books, including Being Peace,
Peace is Every Step and Living Buddha, Living Christ, in
which he explores the parallels and connections between Buddhism and Christianity.
Often referred to as the most beloved Buddhist teacher in the West, Thich
Nhat Hanh's teachings and practices appeal to people from various religious,
spiritual, and political backgrounds. He lives in Plum Village, a meditation
community in southwestern France, and travels worldwide leading retreats
on the art of mindful living.