Posts Tagged ‘Thich Nhat Hanh’

The Climate Emergency: A Buddhist Response

May 9, 2009

A Buddhist Response to
The Climate Emergency

with an introduction by

David Loy and John Stanley

and contributions from

Dalai Lama XIV … Gyalwang Karmapa XVII … SakyaTrizin Rinpoche … Dudjom Rinpoche … Chatral Rinpoche … Thrangu Rinpoche … Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche … Ato Rinpoche … RinguTulku Rinpoche … Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche … Tsoknyi Rinpoche … Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche … Bhikkhu Bodhi … Robert Aitken … Joanna Macy … Joseph Goldstein … Taigen Dan Leighton … Susan Murphy … Matthieu Ricard … Hozan Alan Senauke … Lin Jensen … Thich Nhat Hanh [details]

Read the related pan-Buddhist declaration. And please sign it to show your support.

Beginning Anew: a Day of Mindfulness

March 7, 2009

A Day of Mindfulness in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

Sunday March 15, 2009, 8:45 am – 5 pm

– vegetarian lunch provided
– near Granville & 16th
– by donation

To register, please contact Harreson: 604 787 8672
harreson [at] mindfulnessvancouver [dot] org
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Video Links and Tom Lacey Editorial: Directions

December 23, 2008

image - BPF banner - from BPF Tampa Bay

Great editorial by Tom Lacey and video links sidebar from BPF Tampa Bay. Videos of Robina Courtin, Thich Nhat Hanh, The Dalai Lama, Philippe Goldin, Matthieu Ricard, . . . [editorial and sidebar]

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in USA 2009

November 11, 2008

image - Thich Nhat Hanh - from www.bluecliffmonastery.orgThich Nhat Hanh in the US:

August, September, October…

details here.

And bonus item:

Letter to CEO of KFC

See also earlier post:

Letter from Thich Nhat Hanh


Claude AnShin Thomas in Vancouver: Nov 28-30

November 9, 2008

Claude Thomas served as a helicopter crew chief in Vietnam and was shot down on five separate occasions. Wounded, he left the US Army with an honorable discharge in 1968. He became a Zen priest in 1995 and now works for peace through the Zaltho Foundation.

“In 1990, after more than 20 years of misery, he attended a meditation retreat for Vietnam vets led by the Vietnamese Zen Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh, and it changed his life.” – Publishers Weekly

Peace and Nonviolence – Public Talk
November 28 at 7:00 PM (to 9:00 PM)
H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
Tickets – $15.00 (no one turned away for lack of funds)
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Letter from Thich Nhat Hanh

December 4, 2007

image - Plum Village logo - from[Layne sent us the following excerpts from a Letter from Thầy]

UNESCO reported that each day about 40,000 children die because of hunger or lack of nutrition. Meanwhile, corn and wheat are largely grown to feed livestock (cows, pigs, chickens, etc.) or to produce alcohol. Over 80 percent of corn and over 95 percent of oats produced in the United States are for feeding livestock. The world’s cattle alone consume a quantity of food equivalent to the caloric needs of 8.7 billion people, more than the entire human population on earth. Read the rest of this entry »