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Is There a Way to Take the Gloominess Away?

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Is there a way to deal with death of a beloved person? [In particular] How can a mother deal with the loss of the father and give the kids the best upbringing. Is there a way to take the gloominess away?

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Letter to the President of Vietnam

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Honorable Mr. President Truong Tan Sang of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Via the Ambassador of Vietnam in France) RE: Death Penalty in Vietnam Mr. President, We, the members of the Plum Village Community in France, including monastic and lay practitioners from many countries, are writing this letter with respect to you and the Vietnamese

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Meditations for the Sick and Dying

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Dharma Talk given by Thich Nhat Hanh on August 11, 1996 in Plum Village, France. © Thich Nhat Hanh Today is the eleventh of August 1996, we are in the Lower Hamlet, and our Dharma talk will be in English. Today we are going to learn the practice of the four mantras, because this is

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A very important exercise is to eat in silence and calmness, even if only for a few minutes. It keeps us away from distractions that get in the way of having real contact with our food. — Thich Nhat Hanh

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