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No Subject, No Object

Excerpt from “The Miracle of Mindfulness” by Thich Nhat Hanh In the Sutra of Mindfulness, Buddha always uses the phrasing “mindfulness of feeling in feeling, mindfulness of mind in mind.” Some have said that the Buddha used this phrasing in order to … Continue reading

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Why the Buddha Kept Meditating

Excerpt from “No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering” by Thich Nhat Hanh. When I was a young monk, I wondered why the Buddha kept practicing mindfulness and meditation even after he had already become a Buddha. Now I … Continue reading

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Happiness Comes Naturally

Excerpt from Thich Nhat Hanh’s “The Practice of Mindfulness” The opposite of forgetfulness is mindfulness. Mindfulness is when you are truly there, mind and body together. You breathe in and out mindfully, you bring your mind back to your body, … Continue reading

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