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Touching the Earth

"The Buddha asked the Earth to be his witness by touching her with his hand when he had some doubt or fear before his awakening." ~ Thich N…

Started by Luna Arjuna

1 Aug 16, 2015
Reply by Dr. Sohiniben Shukla

Flower Insights

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…

Started by Rosmarie Heusser

1 Jul 10, 2015
Reply by bridget orman

The New Heart Sutra translation by Thich Nhat Hanh

On 11th September Thay completed a profound and beautiful new English translation of the Heart Sutra, one of the most important sutras in…

Started by Luna Arjuna

0 Sep 18, 2014

A Prayer for Peace

  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…

Started by Luna Arjuna

1 Mar 27, 2014
Reply by Katja

The Fourteen Precepts of Engaged Buddhism

  By Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh (From the book "Interbeing")   1 Do not be idolatrous about or bound to any doctrine, theory, or ideology, e…

Started by Luna Arjuna

0 May 1, 2013


Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the only moment.          Zen g…

Started by roddyg

0 Dec 19, 2012

The poetry of Thich Nhat Hanh

Promise me, promise me this day, promise me now, while the sun is overhead exactly at the zenith, promise me: Even as they strike you down…

Started by roddyg

2 Dec 17, 2012
Reply by roddyg

People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle.....

“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin…

Started by roddyg

2 Dec 11, 2012
Reply by roddyg

We can smile, breathe, walk and eat.....

We can smile, breathe, walk, and eat our meals in a way that allows us to be in touch with the abundance of happiness that is available. We…

Started by roddyg

0 Dec 11, 2012


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