Thich Nhat Hahn, Father of Engaged Buddhism

Introduction Ordained as a Zen Buddhist monk at the age of 16 in Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh conceived a form of Buddhism based on mindfulness practices that enable followers to overcome their personal suffering as well as find answers to society’s needs through social action. Popularly known by his nickname Thây, Nhat Hanh is the […] The post Thich Nhat Hahn, Father of Engaged Buddhism appeared first on World Religion News.

Thich Nhat Hahn, Father of Engaged Buddhism
Introduction Ordained as a Zen Buddhist monk at the age of 16 in Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh conceived a form of Buddhism based on mindfulness practices that enable followers to overcome their personal suffering as well as find answers to society’s needs through social action. Popularly known by his nickname Thây, Nhat Hanh is the […] The post Thich Nhat Hahn, Father of Engaged Buddhism appeared first on World Religion News.