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Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar and peace activist. During the Vietnam War his work for peace and reconciliation moved Martin Luther King to nominate him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. He founded the Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon and the School of Youth for Social Service. He was exiled as a result of his work for peace but continued his activism, rescuing boat people and helping to resettle Vietnamese refugees. He has written many, very popular...See more

Personality Profile For Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh

The following is a personality profile of Thich Nhat Hanh based on his work.

Thich Nhat Hanh is social, unpretentious and can be perceived as shortsighted.

He is outgoing, he makes friends easily and feel comfortable around other people. He is intermittent as well: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. But, Thich Nhat Hanh is also empathetic: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for well-being.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with achieving success: he makes decisions with little regard for how they show off his talents.


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