Engaged Buddhism in Plum Village
Sister Bhikshuni Chân Trai Nghiêm
Themamaand ‘Kom van je kussen! Geëngageerd boeddhisme’: Bhikshuni Chân Trai Nghiêm was ordained by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in 2009 and became a Plum Village Dharma Teacher in 2020. She grew up in Japan and emigrated to the US at the age of thirteen. Before joining the monastic order in Plum Village, France, she traveled as a concert violinist throughout the world. Prior to becoming a nun, she was also a yoga teacher. As a young Dharma Teacher in the Plum Village Tradition, she enjoys exploring creative ways to express the Dharma, cultivating harmony and healing in body and mind, and sharing the art of mindful living with friends around the world, especially in her native country of Japan, where she travels annually to lead retreats.