Teacher

Chan Khong



Sister Chân Không is a Vietnamese Buddhist nun who has dedicated her life to the teachings of peace. Alongside her lifelong spiritual teacher, Thích Nhất Hạnh, she worked to establish the Plum Village Tradition where she offers spiritual retreats and teachings both in person and now online.

Chan Khong
FindCenter Video Image

Learning True Love: Practicing Buddhism in a Time of War

Learning True Love, the autobiography of Sister Chân Không, stands alongside the great spiritual autobiographies of our century. It tells the story of her spiritual and personal odyssey, both in her homeland and in exile.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image
05:26

On Anger and Closing the Circle of Suffering | Sister Chan Khong

Sister Chan Khong sharing her insights into the nature of anger and closing the circle of suffering.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Deep Relaxation: Coming Home to Your Body

For nearly 30 years Sister Chan Khong’s Deep Relaxation practice has been a highlight for thousands of people who have attended Order of Interbeing Buddhist retreats.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Deep Relaxation

Soften the shoulders, rest the eyes, feel the breath — Sister Chan Khong on how to release the stress in our bodies.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image
52:24

Autumn Opening by Sister Chan Khong

May all living beings live in security and peace- beings who are frail or strong, tall or short, big or small, visible or not visible, near or far away, already born or yet to be born. May all of them dwell in perfect tranquility. Let no one do harm to anyone.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Beginning Anew: Four Steps to Restoring Communication

When we’re upset with someone, we’re often afraid to say anything. We tell ourselves, “Oh, it’s just a small matter; it’s not important.” But the accumulation of many small issues can create an explosive situation, and can even cause relationships to break.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

How to Talk It Out

Honest, loving communication is the key to healthy relationships. Sister Chan Khong offers a four-part practice for skillfully sharing our thoughts and feelings with each other.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Continuing Thay’s Teachings

Meet eight of Thich Nhat Hanh’s students who are now teachers themselves. In their own unique ways, they’re helping to carry his dharma into the future.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

How to Practice Deep Relaxation

Relaxing the mind is a big goal of Buddhist practice, but to do that you need to relax your body as well. Sister Chan Khong teaches us a three-step practice to access a deep restfulness that rivals sleep.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image
39:42

Coronaspection - Interview with Chân Không

Ven. Chân Không is closest disciple and collaborator of Vietnamese Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. Corona helps us awaken past our selfishness. Corona allows us to think of the other and to discover our interconnectedness and unity. It invites us to discovering a way of living together peacefully.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Loader Image

UP NEXT

Thich Nhat Hanh