Born in Shade, Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh is a Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar and human rights activist. In 1967, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Reward by Martin Luther King. He founded the Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon, the School of Youth and Social Service and the Plum Village Buddhist community and meditation centre in France, where he lived for several years. He is the author of numerous acclaimed books including Peace is Every Action, Old Course White Clouds and Fear, which have sold millions of copies around the world. He lives at the Tu Hieu Temple in Vietnam where he was very first ordained when he was sixteen years of ages.
by Jim Wilson Eternity and Liberation On a number of occasions when someone asked the Buddha about the nature of the eternal, or