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Sangha Body

Excerpt from Mindfulness Bell post based on a Dharma talk given by Thich Nhat Hanh at Plum Village in September 1996 We all need love. Without enough love, we may not be able to survive, as individuals and as a planet. … Continue reading

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Nourishing Happiness

Excerpt from “Chanting from the Heart” by Thich Nhat Hanh Sitting here in this moment, protected by the Sangha, my happiness is clear and alive. What a great fortune to have been born a human, to encounter the Dharma, to … Continue reading

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Why Sangha?

Excerpt from New Sangha Practice Book by Thich Nhat Hanh Alone we are vulnerable, but with brothers and sisters to work with, we can support each other. We cannot go to the ocean as a drop of water—we would evaporate before reaching … Continue reading

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Together We Are One

Excerpt from “Together We are One”, page 213, Thich Nhat Hanh Mindfulness is something we have to experience for ourselves. No one can give it to us; we must touch it for ourselves. This is the living Dharma. Buddhism is … Continue reading

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Our Sangha – Protect and Take Refuge

Excerpt from Old Path Sangha “Meditation Practice Handbook“: The Three Refuge Vows To take refuge in the Three Jewels is to turn to the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha for protection. The Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha are … Continue reading

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