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6 Practices for cultivating happiness, as taught by Thich Nhat Hanh

When Buddhist teachers mention achieving ‘peace in every moment’ or ‘living deeply in the present moment’, they don’t refer only to sitting meditation, deep relaxation, or contemplation, which are intentional moments of mindfulness. Instead, they refer to every moment of our lives.  Buddhism and Christianity both teach about living deeply in the present moment, and […]

Listening to Namo Avalokiteshvara

Namo Avalokiteshvara is one of the most loved Plum Village chants. The following is an excerpt from the Dharma talk by Thay introducing this chant in the first week of Summer Opening 2012, in Lower Hamlet, Plum Village. Also included are links to selected videos of the Plum Village monastics chanting Namo Avalokiteshvara in many […]