Sangha in a Box Application Form
The Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation (the “Foundation”) was created in 2011 as the fund raising arm of the Unified Buddhist Church in North America. As part of its mission to support the dissemination of the practice and teachings of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, the Foundation is happy to make a sangha start-up kit (“Sangha in a Box”) available to local sanghas practicing in the Plum Village tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.

A "Sangha in a Box" kit costs $120* and includes:

1. Facilitation Resources:
--DVD Practice Orientation (with Brother Phap Hai and Sister Tue Nghiem)
--The New Sangha Handbook

2. Dharma Resources: Three of Thay’s books
--The Mindfulness Survival Guide
--Joyfully Together: The Art of Building a Harmonious Community

3. Sangha Supplies:
--A bell with cushion and inviter
--Photograph of Thich Nhat Hanh

4. Song Resources:
--Breath by Breath: Chants from Plum Village (CD)
--Songs of Practice (printed handout)

To purchase your "Sangha in a Box" kit, please fill out the following application. *Sanghas may also apply for a free "Sangha in a Box" kit based on need. Please complete this form and indicate where appropriate.

For questions, feel free to email the Grants Coordinator at

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Email Address
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Street Mailing Address
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Name of your Sangha
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How frequently does your sangha meet?
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