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Our mind and mental formations 

Our mind is made of particles. Modern physics speaks about matter, reality as being made of subatomic particles. But in Buddhist psychology we speak about consciousness – mind – in terms of mental formations: very tiny particles that make up our mind.  ‘Formation’ is translated from the word samskara. Anything that is formed, like a […]

On the app: bitesize wisdom 

We are fortunate to have access to a large collection of recorded Dharma Talks by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and other dharma teachers in the Plum Village tradition. These talks are a source of inspiration for those wanting to integrate Buddhist wisdom into their daily life. Digging deeper into this range of teachings, the […]

Dana: the practice of giving

Dear Sangha, I have transmitted to you the ways, the practices, that will allow us to cross to the Other Shore. We don’t want to stay on the shore of anger and jealousy, we want to cross over to the Other Shore: the shore of well-being, non-anger, joy, equanimity, and love.  Crossing over to the Other […]