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While our monasteries are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are offering online retreats so that you can immerse yourself in Plum Village mindfulness practice from your own home.
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Scientists and Meditators share a need to discover the true nature of reality. We will learn how to connect the ancient wisdom of Buddhism and the most recent discoveries in science to the questions…
In this retreat OI members and OI aspirants will come together to deepen our understanding, celebrate our diversity, and share the teachings that support us in cultivating true love and building the Beloved Community.
Today young people face a complex, challenging future, dealing with climate crisis and social injustice. They face challenges retaining their sense of self worth amidst the forces of relentless advertising and powerful social media. As…
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Sharings from the Heart
We would like to invite you to listen to “Thanh Thuy’s Apple juice”, a nice story written by Thich Nhat Hanh in the book “The Sun My Heart”. This reading can be like a friend that is there for you as you are on the bus or subway, when…
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Morning sitting meditation with sisters at Maison de l’inspir in English, French, Vietnamese, at Maison de l’Inspir
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You are welcome to join our sisters at Maison de l’Inspir in Paris in their daily practices of sitting meditation (45′) and touching the Earth.
Dharma Talk by Br Phap Hai in English, at Mountain Spring Monastery
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Join Br Phap Hai as he explains the Atthakavagga Discourses. The Dharma talks are hosted in this Zoom room.
Meeting ID: 981 6914 4405
What does it feel like to receive kindness, from a loved one or even a stranger? What does it mean to have kindness in our own heart, and to be a true friend to ourselves and others? How can we cultivate these qualities, to help build a kind community…
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As we come in touch with the newly blooming flowers and the rising bird-song of Spring, Sr. Từ Nghiêm guides us in inquiring: how may we offer Spring cleaning and renewal to our body, and to our mind? In this warm and image-rich talk, our elder sister shares practical…
A talk from 7 March based on questions that people have sent in. Offered for Mountain Spring Monastery in Australia and the Compassionate Ocean Sangha: www.mountainspringmonastery.org, www.compassionateoceansangha.org. You can support this podcast at https://dana.plumvillage.org/
In this Dharma talk offered on 17th January 2021, Sister Boi Nghiem (Sister True Pearl) teases apart the light and shadow constructs of ‘normality’. By looking deeply at the Vietnamese words, bình thường (normal), we can see the light elements of bình as peace (bình an), calm (bình tĩnh)…