Plum Village / The Art of Letting Go

Br Ngo Khong

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How do we let go? Why can the process of letting to be so painful? With reference to his own experiences with his family as well as Peter Pan and Groundhog Day, Brother Ngộ Không guides us in using the 5 Remeberances to find freedom.

The meditation he mentions is here.

The Five Rememberances

I am of the nature to grow old, I cannot escape old age.
I am of the nature to get sick, I cannot escape sickness.
I am of the nature to die, I cannot escape death.
All that is dear to me and everyone I love are of the nature to change. There is no way to escape being separated from them.
I inherit the results of my actions of body, speech, and mind. My actions are my continuation

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