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Sweet Sixteen

The Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing offers sixteen exercises: 1. “Breathing in, I am aware I am breathing in.” ”Breathing out, I am aware that I am breathing out.” 2.“Breathing in a long breath, I know I am … Continue reading

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Seven Ways to Practice

Edited excerpt from “Breathe, You are Alive!” by Thich Nhat Hanh Here are seven different ways to focus on putting the Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing into practice: • Following the Breath in Daily Life • Awareness of … Continue reading

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The 16 Steps to Mindfulness of Breath

Excerpt from “The Key to Happiness“ The 16 methods of inhaling and exhaling, in combination with the Four Establishments of Mindfulness, are the essence of the Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing. Everything that exists can be places into … Continue reading

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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 Silence that Heals and Nourishes Us

Excerpt from “The Practice of Mindfulness” by Thich Nhat Hanh posted by Lions Roar Mindfulness practice should be enjoyable, not work or effort. Do you have to make an effort to breath in? You don’t need to make an effort. … Continue reading

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Wonderful Moment

From The Plum Village Chanting & Recitation Book, Compiled by the Thich Nhat Hanh and Monks and Nuns of Plum Village Breathing in, I calm my body. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment, I know this is … 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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