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May 4, 2024

Lion’s Roar editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod talks with Shantum Seth, a teacher in the Thich Nhat Hanh tradition who leads the In the Footsteps of the Buddha pilgrimages. They discuss Thich Nhat Hanh's own pilgrimage to India, how visiting the places where the Buddha lived brings him to life, and bringing Buddhism back to the country where it was born.

In partnership with Shantum Seth's company, 11 Directions, this year's Lion's Roar pilgrimage destinations include include India and Vietnam. Learn more at

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