Category Archives: true happiness

Mindfulness of Breathing

Blog post from Plum Blossum Sangha titled “Mindfulness of Breathing – Anapanasati” Mindfulness can be described as a kind of energy that helps us be aware of what is going in within us and around us or the practice of moment … Continue reading

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The Radical Power of Humility

Excerpt from The Radical Power of Humility –by Nipun Mehta, Jul 07, 2015 The question is no longer if we can afford our humility, but rather can we really afford our own arrogance? Without humility, our overblown sense of entitlement disconnects us. … Continue reading

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Happiness Depends on Nothing

Excerpt from Blog Post “Part I ‘Ezra Bayda on Happiness’” by Warren Lang – Full Post Start†with†Happiness†Discourse ‘Happiness†seldom†alights†upon†the†desire†that†calls†for†it’…†Marcel Proust† My understanding is that Proust was known for his hypersensitivity to pollen allergies, but more importantly, perhaps he is best known for his sensitivities … 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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Our True Heritage

The Cosmos is filled with precious gems. I want to offer a handful of them to you this morning. Each moment you are alive is a gem, shining through and containing earth and sky, water and clouds. It needs you … Continue reading

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Buddhism in a Nutshell

From Thich Nhat Hanh’s 4 Brahma Vihara posted on “Buddhism in a Nutshell“ Thich Nhat Hanh’s 4 Brahma Vihara LOVE (Sanskrit: MAITRI; Pali: METTA) The first aspect of true love is maitri, the intention and capacity to offer joy and … Continue reading

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We are All Mothers

Excerpt from “Living Buddha, Living Christ”  by Thich Nhat Hanh The Buddha said that his Dharma body is more important than his physical body. He meant that we have to practice the Dharma in order to make nirvana available here and now. The … Continue reading

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