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Mar
7
Sunday 10:0012:00

Dharma Talk by Br Phap Hai in English, at Mountain Spring Monastery

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Every second week Br Phap Hai will explore a series of talk on the poems in the Book of Eights.

The Dharma talks are hosted in this Zoom room.

Meeting ID: 981 6914 4405

Passcode: breathe

Mar
7
Sunday 20:3021:45

Recite the 14 Mindfulness Trainings with Plum Village Monastics in English, Vietnamese, at Deer Park Monastery

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The Fourteen Mindfulness Trainings are a modern distillation of the traditional Bodhisattva precepts of Mahayana Buddhism, and were created by Thich Nhat Hanh in Saigon in 1966.

Monastics and lay friends who have made a vow in a formal ceremony, to receive, study and observe these fourteen trainings are known as “Members of the Order of Interbeing”. The Order of Interbeing, through the Plum Village lineage of Thich Nhat Hanh, belongs to the Linji (Rinzai) tradition of Zen Buddhism.

The Fourteen Mindfulness Trainings are the very essence of the Order of Interbeing. They are the torch lighting our path, the boat carrying us, the teacher guiding us. They allow us to touch the nature of interbeing in everything that is, and to see that our happiness is not separate from the happiness of others. Interbeing is not a theory; it is a reality that can be directly experienced by each of us at any moment in our daily lives. The Fourteen Mindfulness Trainings help us cultivate concentration and insight which free us from fear and the illusion of a separate self.

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Sister Boi Nghiem

January 17, 2021

Experiencing The Ordinary As Extraordinary

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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