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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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Seed and Plant ‘inter-are’

You don’t discriminate between the seed and the plant. You see that they ‘inter-are’ with each other, that they are the same thing. Looking deeply at the young cornstalk, you can see the seed of corn, still alive, but with … Continue reading

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Consciousness is like a House

Excerpt from “Touching Peace” by Thich Nhat Hanh According to Buddhist psychology, our consciousness is divided into two parts, like a house with two floors.  On the ground floor is the living room, and we call this “mind consciousness.” Below … Continue reading

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Powerful Seeds of Compassion and Wisdom

Excerpt from “Keys to the Kingdom of God” by Thich Nhat Hanh The Territories of the Mind A thought does not arise from nothing. There is a ground from which it arises. In our mind there is fear, anger, worry, … Continue reading

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Retribution is the Fruit of Action

Excerpt from “The Habit of Happiness”, Thich Nhat Hanh Retribution Store consciousness operates in a way that is not known to mind consciousness. It’s difficult for mind consciousness to see clearly how store consciousness operates. Store consciousness has the duty … Continue reading

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