Dharma Talks / The Ground of Right View

Thich Nhat Hanh

This is the eight Dharma talk of Thay from the Science of the Buddha Retreat, offered in the Upper Hamlet of Plum Village on Tuesday, June 12th, 2012.
00:57 Bell
02:18 Contemplation before chanting
02:57 Three Refuges
05:10 Les Trois Refuges
11:15 Three bells
12:39 The seven factors of enlightenment: Relaxation – ease (輕安), joy (喜), investigation (擇法)
19:40 Separate investigation of phenomena (相) and noumena (性) — [性相別觀]
25:20 The ultimate is free from the notion of being and non being
26:00 The Four Noble Truths (ill-being, the making of ill-being, the cessation of ill-being, the path leading to the cessation of ill-being)
27:50 Nirodha (the third noble truth) and nirvana, 無苦集滅道 the ultimate truth
34:26 Conditioned and unconditioned
38:38 The third noble truth is the noble eightfold path and the second noble truth is the ignoble path
40:10 The ground of right view that gave birth to the 5 mindfulness trainings
42:23 Bringing the practice to schools
44:40 We should train the trainer
47:19 The second noble truth can be described as nutriment (food)
51:30 Don’t intoxicate yourselves
53:13 Mindful consumption is the way
54:41 The sutra of Son’s Flesh (子肉經) , 4 nutriments, 1.Edible food
59:31 We should practice to eat in mindfulness
01:02:00 The second source of nutriment 2. Sensorial impression (books, magazine, internet)
01:05:10 Dear Thay, what should a journalist do when we hear terrible news in the early morning? – response to Indian Times’ journalist
01:11:00 Practice the 5th mindfulness training to protect ourselves
01:13:45 Walking meditation is a kind of consumption
01:14:40 Image of cow without skin
01:16:45 Mindful movements
01:24:40 The third source of nutriment is 3. Volition (思念)
01:28:20 The desire of a terrorist
01:31:03 Guardians in front of the gate of a temple in Asia, fierce and gentle
01:30:00 Siddhartha does not want to be a politician, he has desire to practice to transform himself. Good desire, a good volition.
01:35:25 The fourth source of nutriment 4. Consciousness (識),
01:39:00 The story of the mother of Mencius (Meng Zi – 孟子)

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