This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Buddha - This character went searching for a way to end suffering. After years of meditation and practice, he spent the night under a Bodhi tree and resolved not to get up until he was enlightened.
Thich Nhat Tri - The first disciple that Thich Nhat Hanh ever ordained was a young monk who worked on rescue missions with Hanh, helping flood victims in West Vietnam. Upon Thich Naht Hanh's request, this character went to live in a poor hamlet to learn the problems of the rural people and to help...
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