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Powerful Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes: Remembering The Revered Zen Buddhist Monk

Powerful Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes

The revered Zen Monk who popularized Buddhism and the benefits of being mindful in the West has died at the age of 95. Nhat Hanh, known as Thay to his disciples left behind a rich heritage and legacy of teachings, books, and values on the austere ways of Buddhism.

Born as Nguyen Xuan Bao and ordained at 16, Nhat Hanh worked all his life to spread Buddhist philosophy on compassion and peace and dedicated his life to popularizing the importance of Mindfulness. He was responsible for making Zen Buddhism gain popularity and acceptance in both the East and the West. His life touched many a soul and his teachings will continue to reverberate in the innumerable quotes that you can read and enrich yourself today.

Powerful Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes: Remembering The Revered Zen Buddhist Monk
Powerful Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes: Remembering The Revered Zen Buddhist Monk

Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes

Make sure to check out our collection of Thich Nhat Hanh quotes that are sure to empower you with a recharged love for life.

Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes On Mindfulness

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

“Because you are alive, everything is possible.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Living Buddha, Living Christ

Because you are alive
Powerful Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes: Remembering The Revered Zen Buddhist Monk

Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes On Peace

“Many people think excitement is happiness…. But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, The Art of Power

Many people think excitement happiness
Powerful Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes: Remembering The Revered Zen Buddhist Monk

“When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That’s the message he is sending.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

Powerful Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes: Remembering The Revered Zen Buddhist Monk
Powerful Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes: Remembering The Revered Zen Buddhist Monk

Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes On Love

4 Aspects of True Love Within Ourselves And Everything Around Us

1.  Love (Maitri/Metta)
Intention and capacity to offer joy, kindness and happiness.

2. Compassion (Karuna)
Intention and capacity to relieve suffering and lighten sorrows.

3. Joy (Mudita)
If love does not bring joy, it is not true love. 

4. Equanimity (Upeksha)
Refers to Calmness, nonattachment, nondiscrimination, or letting go.

Powerful Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes: Remembering The Revered Zen Buddhist Monk
Powerful Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes: Remembering The Revered Zen Buddhist Monk

“If you love someone but rarely make yourself available to him or her, that is not true love.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Living Buddha, Living Christ

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