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Thich Nhat Hahn

How To Live, How To Love

Thích Nhất Hạnh in Vught, the Netherlands, 2006 — Marloes (tussenpozen)Photo by Robin Jonathan Deutsch on Unsplash (Creative Commons)

In 1967, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. nominated Thich Nhat Hahn for the Nobel Peace Prize. Dr. King had met Hahn previously and they had become friends and comrades in the call to end to the American war in Vietnam.

In nominating Hahn, Dr. King wrote the following tribute to the committee on his friend:

“I do not personally know of…




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