Thich Nhat Hanh

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Famed Zen Master Has Brain Hemorrhage

Buddhist leader Thich Nhat Hanh is in a hospital in France

(Newser) - Thich Nhat Hanh, the Zen master who famously opposed the Vietnam War and is known for popularizing Buddhism in the West, suffered a brain hemorrhage Tuesday, NBC News reports. According to Plum Village , one of the monasteries he founded, Nhat Hanh, 88, has been "fragile due to his advanced...

Burma Protests a 'Success,' Says Buddhist Leader

Famed anti-Vietnam agitator supports monks on US tour

(Newser) - Revered Buddhist spokesman Thich Nhat Hanh, famed for enlisting Martin Luther King's help against the Vietnam War, is supporting his spiritual brethren in Burma on a US tour. The monks' struggle against Burma is "already a success," he told Time, "because if monks are imprisoned or have...

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