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Thích Nhất Hạnh
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Thích Nhất Hạnh in Paris in 2006
Religion Thiền Buddhism
School Linji school (Lâm Tế)
Order of Interbeing
Plum Village Tradition
Lineage 42nd generation (Lâm Tế)
8th generation (Liễu Quán)
Other names Thầy (teacher)
Born Nguyễn Xuân Bảo
October 11, 1926 (1926-10-11) (age 93)
Huế, Thừa Thiên-Huế Province, Vietnam
Senior posting
Based in Plum Village Monastery (currently in Từ Hiếu Temple near Huế, Vietnam)
Title Thiền Sư
(Zen master)
Religious career
Teacher Thích Chân Thật

Thích Nhất Hạnh (/ˈtɪk ˈnjʌt ˈhʌn/; born October 11, 1926) is a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist. He lives in the Plum Village Monastery in the Dordogne region in the South of France. He was born in Thừa Thiên Huế province, Vietnam.

He created the term Engaged Buddhism in his book Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire. A long-term exile, he was given permission to make his first return trip to Vietnam in 2005. Nhất Hạnh has published more than 100 books, including more than 40 in English.

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