Category Archives: reciting trainings

5 Mindfulness Trainings – Thay Commentary

Excerpt titled “The Five Wonderful Mindfulness Trainings” by  Buddhism in the National Capital of Canada Thich Nhat Hanh provides commentary on how the Five Wonderful Mindfulness Trainings can be used by anyone in today’s world to create a more harmonious and … Continue reading

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Refuge Chant

From “Chanting of the Heart: Buddhist Ceremonies and Daily Practices” by Thich Nhat Hanh and the Monks and Nuns of Plum Village Incense perfumes the atmosphere. A lotus blooms and the Buddha appears. The world of suffering and discrimination is … Continue reading

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We don’t have to be Perfect

Excerpt from Dharma Talk given by Thich Nhat Hanh on July 20, 1998 in Plum Village, France. When we get lost in the forest, if we want to go home, we may rely on the North Star as a sign … Continue reading

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