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Bert Evens ft. Marie Joëlle – Coming Home

2014 spain - hugging meditation

Produced by Kenny Clarys Vocals by Bert Evens and Marie-Joëlle van der Burgt Celtic harp by Tilde Claeys Violin, alt and tenor recorder, bodhran, frame drum, Irish bouzouki by Kenny Clarys Flemish Bagpipes by Bert Evens Mixed by Ward Neirynck Song that can introduce the practice of hugging meditation

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Audio: Sister Chan Khong’s Beautiful Song

Sister Chan Khong singing I smile

Please enjoy this beautiful recording of Sister Chan Khong singing her classic song “I smile”.

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I Like the Roses

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Alone Again


Lyric: Thich Nhat Hanh Singer: Phap Khoi alone again I’ll go on with bent head, but knowing the immortality of love and on the long rough road both sun and moon will shine promise me, promise me this day while the sun is just over head even as they strike you down with mountain of

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The Sound of the Rising Tide


We children of the Earth Scattered far and wide We heard the call, the distant call the mighty call, of the of the rising tide And our hearts aflame with remembering a memory beyond recall We came to build A community of love To learn, to train, to serve To embrace all our pain And

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This Is It!

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dear friends, please enjoy this practice song, an offering inspired by thay’s teaching “this is a happy moment.” recorded by sisters chan the nghiem and trang hai an.     This is it! This is a happy moment This is it! This is a wonderful moment This is it! I have arrived in this moment

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Lemon Tree (Plum Village Version)


Dap di dap….. I’m sitting here in this lovely room Under the light of the big full moon Enjoying my time I’ve got nothing to do I’m hanging around Just being with you And awakening happens and I’m mindful I’m moving around on my feet not going too fast nobody to meet I’d like to

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Les Deux Promesses


Children singing 2 Promises in French for Peace Festival during the Summer Opening Retreat 2013, in Son Ha (Foot of the Hill) Les Deux Promesses Je promets de développer ma compréhension Pour protéger la vie de tout le monde Le personnes, les animaux le plantes et les minéraux Je promets de développer ma compassion Pour

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La chanson des cailloux


Watch on YouTube La chanson des cailloux Compositeur: Dennis Adaptation Française: Christine Comme une montagne, je me sens libre et solide Comme une montagne, je n’ai même plus peur du vide J’ai mis un caillou dans ma poche, peut être même deux ou trois J’ai mis un caillou dans ma poche et………j’en ai un pour

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At the Foot of the Mountain


At the foot of the mountain there is a stream take the water from the stream and wash yourself you’ll be cured…. you are cured Under the soles of your feet, there is the Earth Take a step, touch the Earth. Don’t you feel the stream? And you’ll be free…you are free In the heart

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Peacefully Free


Composed by Sr. Trieu Nghiem I’m so free because I can be me look at the clouds at play passing over everyday inside the sky so blue immense, spacious and true I’ll be tall like the sky wide enough to embrace what’s inside just like the clouds passing by flying high in the grand open

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I Like the Roses


I like the roses, I like the daffodils. I like the mountains, I like the rolling hills. I like the twinkling stars when the sun goes down. Doo bi di doo bi di doo bi di… I like the rabbit, I like squirrel too I like bluebird, I like the roaming moose I like all

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A song for you from the bus


On the Road in Taiwan – Update 2 from Plum Village Online Monastery on Vimeo.

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Wake Up: The Music of Community


Guitar & Vocals: Joe Reilly; Female Lead Vocals: Melina Bondy; Cello: Phap Linh; Bass Guitar: Phap Luu; Keyboard: Phap Dan, Andrew; Djembe: Phap Dang; Guitars: Phap Lai, Luc Nghiem; Harmonica: Phap Man; Backup Vocals: Plum Village Sangha. Recorded and rehearsed on Thursday, January 28th, 2010 in Plum Village. This recording is the third take. We’re

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Thank You


Music, lyrics, vocals and guitar – Joe Reilly Djembe – Thầy Pháp Sơn Percussion – Chân Pháp Lưu Backup vocals – Sangha Choir Thank you for fathers and mothers, Thank you for sisters and brothers For sons and for daughters For the earth and the waters. Thank you for bright days and dark nights, For

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