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March 15, 2007 11:59 PM   Subscribe

Nhat Hanh back in Vietnam for the second time since his exile in 1973. He will lead three requiem masses "to offer prayers and healing energy to those who suffered unjustly as victims of war."
posted by Abiezer (7 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

"Veterans are the light at the tip of the candle, illuminating the way for the whole nation. If veterans can achieve awareness, transformation, understanding, and peace, they can share with the rest of society the realities of war. And they can teach us how to make peace with ourselves and each other, so wenever have to use violence to resolve conflicts again."

-Thich Nhat Hanh
posted by homunculus at 12:18 AM on March 16, 2007

Thich Nhat Hanh is cool.
posted by lumensimus at 12:24 AM on March 16, 2007

What a lovely chap. I've got bags of time for him and his work.
posted by RokkitNite at 2:02 AM on March 16, 2007

Thanks for passing on this happy news, I would probably have missed it.
posted by teleskiving at 4:53 AM on March 16, 2007

Thanks for the link Abiezer, and that quote homunculus.
posted by hadjiboy at 7:42 AM on March 16, 2007

sweet. I'll probably check out the Hanoi happening.
posted by grubby at 9:55 AM on March 16, 2007

Thich Nhat Hanh's 14 precepts
posted by homunculus at 10:01 PM on March 17, 2007

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