Thich Nhat Hanh

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Thich Nhat Hanh

“Love in such a way that the person you love feels free.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

About Thich Nhat Hanh
Birthday October 11, 1926
Birth Location Hue, Thua Thien-Hue Province, Vietnam
Gender Male
Birth Name Nguyen Xuan Bao
Religious Name Thich Nhat Hanh
Western Astrology Libra (Sun)
Chinese Astrology Fire Tiger
Numerology Birth Path 3
Residence Plum Village, Dordogne, France
Ethnicity Vietnamese
Nationality Vietnamese
Occupation Buddhist monk, peace activist
Education (Major) Bao Quoc Buddhist Academy (ordained a monk, 1949); Princeton University (comparative religion, 1960)
Diet Vegan
Fun Fact(s) Thich Nhat Hanh ranked #16 in Watkins "100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2019."
In previous years, he ranked:
#17 in 2018
#57 in 2017
#65 in 2016
In addition to his native Vietnamese, Thich Nhat Hanh is fluent in six other languages which are French, Chinese, Sanskrit, Pali, Japanese and English.
Martin Luther King, Jr. nominated Thich Nhat Hanh for the 1967 Nobel Peace Prize.
Thich Nhat Hanh coined the term "Engaged Buddhism."
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