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Transform Our Fears First

Excerpt from Mindfulness and Meditation  post To Make Reconciliation Possible by Thich Nhat Hanh  All of us have heard about the event in Newtown. A young man went to a school and killed a lot of children and teachers. After the event, … Continue reading

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Metta means Loving Kindness

Excerpt from “Happiness” by Thich Nhat Hanh This is a love meditation adapted from the Visuddhimagga (The Path of Purification) by Buddhaghosa, a fifth-century C.E. systematization of the Buddha’s teachings. May I be peaceful, happy, and light in body and … Continue reading

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I have Many Names

I have a poem for you. This poem is about three of us. The first is a twelve-year-old girl, one of the boat people crossing the Gulf of Siam. She was raped by a sea pirate, and after that she … Continue reading

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Happiness is Freedom

Excerpt from “Loosening the Knots of Anger” by Thich Nhat Hanh To be happy, to me, is to suffer less. If we were not capable of transforming the pain within ourselves, happiness would not be possible. Many people look for … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Gathas

The mind can go in a thousand directions, But on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, a cool wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms. If your path is like mine, you often find your … Continue reading

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