Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Zen master, writer, and peace and humanrights activist. In 1982 he cofounded Plum Village, a monastery and practice center in the Dordogne in the south of France. The Village works to alleviate the suffering of refugees, boat people, political prisoners, and hungry families in Vietnam and throughout the Third World. He has published more than one hundred books, including The World We Have: A Buddhist Approach to Peace and Ecology (2008), which he coauthored with Alan Weisman.