Category Archives: right diligence

Anger is like a Blazing Flame

Excerpt from Human Kindness Foundation post “Discovering the True Nature of Your Anger” by Thich Nhat Hanh Anger is like a blazing flame that burns up our self-control and causes us to say and do things that we regret later. … Continue reading

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Invoking the Bodhisattvas’ Names

From “Chanting from the Heart: Buddhist Ceremonies and Daily Practices” by Thich Nhat Hanh and the Monks and Nuns of Plum Village We invoke your name, Avalokiteshvara. We aspire to learn your way of listening in order to help relieve … Continue reading

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Nourishing Diligence through Joy and Interest.

Excerpt from “The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching” by Thich Nhat Hanh Right Diligence (samyak pradhana), or Right Effort, is the kind of energy that helps us realize the Noble Eightfold Path. If we are diligent for possessions, sex, or food, … Continue reading

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