Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh dies at 95
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Thich Nhat Hanh, , died in in his hometown Hue after midnight Saturday, aged 95. , announced his demise.
The , considered the world's after the Dalai Lama, began studying and practicing in 1942. After studying Buddhism for seven years, he became a monk at the age of 23. He fled Vietnam in 1966 and has spent decades living in Plum Village in southern France, traveling frequently around North America and Europe to .
His were that through practicing mindfulness, individuals may , which is the only way to really within themselves and in the world around them.
Many people who have been following his teachings for a long time are surely devastated by this news.
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