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BTN sponsors Thich Nhat Hahn inspired meditation retreat
by Emi Hailey Hayakawa, BTN, Sept 28, 2012
Seoul, South Korea -- Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most respected zen master in the world today and is the founder of Plum Village, a meditation community located in France.
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Many practitioners, Buddhist and Non-Buddhist alike, come from across the globe to Plum Village to learn the art of mindfulness, a teaching Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is more famous for.
There are several forms of practice in Plum Village, and the two most impressionable are the Bell of Mindfulness and Walking Meditation. When people hear the sound of bell, they must stop to breathe and stop whatever they are doing.
The two most important concepts during Walking meditation is also mindfulness and breathing.
Through these simple practices practictioners are able to introspect and restore the calm and peace to become free.
These practices and Art of Mindfulness of Plum Village is now available for the Korean Buddhist community.
In October 20th, Brother Phap Kham and Sister Thoai Ngheim, both delegates and dharma teachers of Plum Village will be at the Jogye Order International Seon center to introduce the Art of Mindfulness and Art of Mindful living through a daily temple stay program.
BTN and the Jogye Order International Seon Center will open a Day of Mindfulness and offer 100 participants a chance to practice with the monks of Plum Village.
The Plum Village delegates will arrive in Seoul, Korea on October 16th, and work with BTN to prepare for Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh’s retreat session that is scheduled for May 2013.
The BTN sponsored Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh 5 day retreat session will be held at Woljeongsa temple in PyeongChang in May 2013.
In the fast paced city life of Seoul, many people in and out of Korea are eager for a chance to practice with Master Thich Nhat Hanh in May 2013.