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Boston Old Path Sangha

Thiền Sư Thích Nhất Hạnh

Thiền Sư Thích Nhất Hạnh

Boston’s Old Path Sangha is a lay Buddhist community inspired by the teaching of Vietnamese Zen monk, peace activist, and author, Thich Nhat Hanh, as well as by other teachers both within and outside the Buddhist tradition.

We are part of the Community of Mindful Living, a loosely-knit international fellowship of Buddhist practitioners and social activists. At the core is the Order Of Interbeing, an order of lay practitioners and monastics founded by Thich Nhat Hanh in the 1960s, during the American-Vietnamese War.

Thay — or “teacher” — lives in Plum Village, a small community of Order of Interbeing monks and nuns in France. Plum Village, the Green Mountain Dharma Center and Maple Forest Monastery in Vermont, and Deer Park in San Diego, California are incorp