Sister Dang Nghiem

“Mindfulness in Technology”

Lecture and Walking Meditation, March 7-8, 2019

Buddhist nun Sister Dang Nghiem invites MIT community to practice mindfulness

Sister Dang Nghiem is a monastic disciple and translator of Zen Master Thích Nhất Hạnh, celebrated by Martin Luther King Jr. as “an apostle of peace and nonviolence.” Born in Vietnam during the Tet Offensive and coming to the US as a refugee, Sister Dang Nghiem attended medical school and became a physician before deciding to enter monastic life. She will present her public lecture on March 7, and together with Sister Truc Nghiem will lead a meditation session the following day.