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New Year’s Prayer 2014

Sunrise over earth

This prayer was offered by the Plum Village fourfold sangha as part of the midnight ceremony to mark the dawn of the New Year 2014. Dear Beloved Father Sun – Bodhisattva Mahavairocana Tathagata, Dear Beloved Mother Earth – Bodhisattva Mahagaia, Dear Beloved Ancestors, both Spiritual and Genetic,   We present ourselves before you at this

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Thank You

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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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The best gift we can offer our beloved is our true presence, our true listening. We can ask our beloved one, “Darling, do you think I understand you enough? Please tell me how you are really doing. Please open your heart and help me to understand your joys and difficulties, so I can understand you and truly love you.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

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