Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh passes away at 95

Saturday, 2022-01-22 11:12:29
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Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (Photo: Plum Village)
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NDO/VNA - Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh passed away at Tu Hieu Temple in his birthplace Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, early January 22 aged 95.

A memorial service for the Buddhist monk will be held on January 23 morning at Tu Hieu Temple, and his body will be cremated on January 29.

Thich Nhat Hanh was ordained at Tu Hieu Temple. He later founded the Plum Village in France and many monasteries in other countries including the US, Germany and Thailand.

His teachings on Buddhism have gained global influence.

The monk visited Vietnam many times to give lectures.

In 2017, he returned to Tu Hieu Temple to live his remaining days.