Most Venerable Thich Hue Phuoc – Chief Secretary of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Thua Thien Hue Province, confirmed with the Vietnam Buddhist Portal: Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh has passed away at 00:00 on January 22, 2022. on the 20th day of the 12th lunar month, at the Tu Hieu Communal House.
After years of convalescence at Tu Hieu Communal House, at 00:00 on January 22, 2022 (on December 20 of the New Year of the Ox), Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, The Residency of the Patriarchate Tu Hieu recorded the death of the god at the Patriarchate, where he was ordained eighty years ago.
Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh – Monk Ong Plum Village has widely spread and deeply influenced all over the world. The Zen master is at the same time a culturalist, a writer, a poet, a scholar, a historian and a peace activist. Zen Master is known for his public lectures to tens of thousands of people and more than 120 valuable published works. The Zen master opened the way and developed the practice of practice with many retreats for educators, teenagers, artists, entrepreneurs, leaders, doctors, etc. Besides his preaching career. Dharma Master Zen Master also organized many Dai Gioi Dan and Truyen Dang ceremonies, Vietnameseized Rituals and new Gioi Ban monks to guide future generations.
Pastor Martin Luther King honored him as “an apostle of peace and non-violence” when he nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. During his nearly 40 years of living away from his homeland, he was a one of the pioneers to bring Buddhism, especially the mindfulness method, to Western society and contribute to building an Engaged Buddhist community for the 21st century with nearly 1,250 ordained disciples, millions of disciples in countries and hundreds of millions of readers across five continents. Many of the Zen master’s students have reaped many fruits in their practice and have continued the preaching career that Zen Master has imparted over the decades.
Before that, in November 2014, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh had a health event, diagnosed as a cerebrovascular accident. After that, Zen master was taken to the United States for treatment, his recovery was said to be “miracle”.
Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh is 95 years old this year, ordained as a monk to study at Tu Hieu pagoda, founded Mai Thon Taoist Monastery in France and many other study centers in the US, Germany, Hong Kong, and Thailand. After more than 40 years since leaving Vietnam, Zen master returned to his hometown to preach the Dharma for the first time in 2005 and then in 2007, 2008…
In 2017, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh returned to Vietnam from Thailand, returned to Tu Hieu’s family home to recuperate and reside until today.
With one heart, we pay homage to Tan Vien Tich, Tu Lam Te Tong Tu Thirteenth The Second World, Lieu Quan Phap The Eighth Sect, Tu Hieu Ancestor Dinh Residency, Mai Hamlet Dao Trang International Khai Son, Huy Thuong Trung Ha Quang, Tu Phung Xuan, Thieu Nhat Hanh Zen Master, Nguyen Cong Venerable Thuong Giac Linh.