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Stopping, Calming, Resting, Healing

Excerpt from “The Heart of Buddha’s Teaching” by Thich Nhat Hanh Buddhist meditation has two aspects — shamatha and vipashyana. We tend to stress the importance of vipashyana(“looking deeply”) because it can bring us insight and liberate us from suffering and afflictions. … Continue reading

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Religious Life is Life

Excerpt from Thich Nhat Hanh,  Living Buddha, Living Christ, Part 1 Twenty years ago at a conference I attended of theologians, and professors of religion, an Indian Christian friend told the assembly, “We are going to hear about the beauties … Continue reading

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Are Your Sure?

Post by Benjamin Howard, What Were You Thinking? One afternoon last summer, I did what many people seem to do: I stepped out of a hotel elevator and took a wrong turn. Realizing that I was headed toward a potted … Continue reading

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