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My bowl

Started by Luna Arjuna Jun 30, 2016. 0 Replies

My bowl, empty now, will soon be filled with precious food. Beings all over the Earth…Continue

Tags: help, hungry, eat, food

Happiness is not an individual matter

Started by Rosmarie Heusser Jun 26, 2016. 0 Replies

All of our ancestors and all future generations are present in us. Liberation is not an individual matter. As long as the ancestors in us are still suffering, we cannot be happy, and we will transmit that suffering to our children and their…Continue

Tags: Happiness, Individuality, Liberation, Hanh, Nhat

Compassion

Started by Eva Sep 29, 2015. 0 Replies

"The essence of love and compassion is understanding, the ability to recognize the physical, material, and psychological suffering of others, to put ourselves "inside the skin" of the other. We "go inside" their body, feelings, and mental…Continue

Tags: understanding, suffering, love, feelings, Phil Borges

Touching the Earth

Started by Luna Arjuna. Last reply by Dr. Sohiniben Shukla Aug 16, 2015. 1 Reply

"The Buddha asked the Earth to be his witness by touching her with his hand when he…Continue

Tags: touching, help, love, patience, mother

Flower Insights

Started by Rosmarie Heusser. Last reply by bridget orman Jul 10, 2015. 1 Reply

There is a story about a flower which is well known in the Zen circles. One day the Buddha held up a flower in front of an audience of 1250 monks and nuns. He did not say anything for quite a long time. The audience was perfectly silent. Everyone…Continue

Tags: ThichNhatHanh, PresentMomentMindfulness

The New Heart Sutra translation by Thich Nhat Hanh

Started by Luna Arjuna Sep 18, 2014. 0 Replies

On 11th September Thay completed a profound and beautiful new English translation of the…Continue

Tags: Thich Nhat Hanh, translation, new, Heart Sutra

A Prayer for Peace

Started by Luna Arjuna. Last reply by Katja Mar 27, 2014. 1 Reply

 In beauty, sitting on a lotus flower, is Lord Buddha quiet and solid. Your humble disciple, calm and pure of heart, forms a lotus flower with his hands, faces you with deep respect, and offers this heartfelt prayer. Homage to all Buddhas in the ten…Continue

Tags: Thích Nhất Hạnh, Prayer, Peace

The Fourteen Precepts of Engaged Buddhism

Started by Luna Arjuna May 1, 2013. 0 Replies

 By Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh (From the book "Interbeing") 1 Do not be idolatrous about or bound to any doctrine, theory, or ideology, even Buddhist ones. Buddhist systems of thought are guiding means; they are not absolute truth.2 Do not think the…Continue

Tags: engagedbuddhism, buddhist, buddhism

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Comment by Eva on December 9, 2012 at 8:11am

wonderful idea!

 

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EMPATHY
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