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Discourse on the Dharma Seal

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This translation of the Discourse on the Dharma Seal has been prepared by Thich Nhat Hanh from the Chinese: Taisho Revised Tripitaka, No.104 . It appears in Thich Nhat Hanh, Chanting From The Heart (Parallax Press, Rev.Ed., 2006) It is recited regularly at Plum Village practice centers around the world, as part of our daily sitting and chanting sessions. For further

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Discourse on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings

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The Discourse on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings is an ancient Buddhist text recited regularly in Plum Village practice centers all over the world. This translation has been prepared by Thich Nhat Hanh from the Chinese Taisho Revised Tripitaka, No. 779.  It appears in Thich Nhat Hanh, Chanting From The Heart (2006). The chanted version is available to listen to (or download) at the

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Discourse on Knowing the Better Way to Live Alone

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This translation of the Discourse on Knowing the Better Way to Live Alone has been prepared by Thich Nhat Hanh. This text is known in the Pali Canon as the Bhaddekaratta Sutta, and can be found in the Majjhima Nikaya No.131. In the Chinese Canon it can be found in the Madhyama Āgama. This translation is recited regularly at Plum Village

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Discourse on the Five Ways of Putting an End to Anger

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This translation of The Discourse on the Five Ways of Putting an End to Anger, has been prepared by Thich Nhat Hanh from the Madhyama Agama No. 25. It corresponds with Aghata Vinaya Sutta (“Discourse on Water as an Example), in the Anguttara Nikaya iii, 186. This sutra appears in Thich Nhat Hanh, Chanting from the Heart

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