Sit in Peace 2012

Join influential peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh in a London meditation sitting on March 31st 2012

What is Nirvana?

In the words of Thich Nhat Hanh, Nirvana is “the removal of wrong perceptions and notions” and “ideas that serve the base of misunderstanding and suffering”. Essentially, it is the “freedom from views”:

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“Please call me by my true names” by Thich Nhat Hanh

This poem was written in 1978, during the time of helping the boat people in the Gulf of Siam who were escaping the Vietnam War. A beautiful reminder of our unity…

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Inspiring words from Thich Nhat Hanh from an L.A. Peace Walk…

“We shall walk in such a way that each step we make becomes a realisation of peace; each step becomes a prayer for peace and harmony.

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Who is Thich Nhat Hanh?

Martin Luther King, Jr with Thich Nhat Hanh

“I do not personally know of anyone more worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize than this gentle Buddhist monk from Vietnam,” said Martin Luther King, Jr speaking of Thich Nhat Hanh, the most influential Zen Buddhist living today alongside the Dalai Lama.

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Welcome…

Breathing in … I am present … breathing out … I am at peace …

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Sit in Peace blog for London. We hope we can all join together on Saturday 31st March for a lifetime’s opportunity to seat peacefully with Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh – one of the most influential Zen Buddhists alongside the Dalai Lama.

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