Mindfulness as a Source of Happiness
Br Phap Lai started the talk with the song “In, Out, Deep, Slow”. He then explained what is mindfulness.
The practice of mindful breathing helps us release the tension in our body, and to generate feelings of joy and happiness. We come to Plum Village with a common intention: touch peace in ourselves, establish calm, be there for our emotions and to notice what is going on for us.
The practice of gathas helps to bring our mind back to the present moment, and to appreciate what is there for us.