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Born October 11, 1926, a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist. Lives in the Plum Village Monastery in the Dordogne region in the South of France, traveling internationally to give retreats and talks.A graduate of Bao Quoc Buddhist Academy in Central Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh received training in Zen and the Mahayana school of Buddhism and was ordained as a monk in 1949.