Thich Nhat Hanh

I have read a few of Thich Nhat Hanh’s (Thay) books and have enjoyed very much his simple, deep and transcendent messages. This expansive and deeply felt tribute from Jon Kabat-Zinn on the passing of Thay will hopefully pique your interest in what he stood for and embodied…

Please Call Me By My True Names

Look deeply: every second I am arriving
to be a bud on a Spring branch,
to be a tiny bird, with still-fragile wings,
learning to sing in my new nest,
to be a caterpillar in the heart of a flower,
to be a jewel hiding itself in a stone.

Poem excerpt Thich Nhat Hanh

 Reuters article – Thich Nhat Hanh poetic peace activist master mindfulness