October 15, 2013. 103-minute dharma talk given by Thich Nhat Hanh from Deer Park Monastery in Escondido, California during the 2013 Nourishing Great Togetherness teaching tour. The sangha is on the 6-day retreat with the theme Finding Our True Home. Today we offer a session of questions and answers.
How can I practice to have a connection with my father who has passed away? Also, can you talk about becoming a monastic?
How can I stop being obsessed with playing video games?
How do I practice compassion for those who are harmful to my family and friends?
What is the purpose of doing good and creating happiness if they inter-are with suffering?
How do I become more stable and confident in the decisions that I make and not to seek assurances from others?
How do I work with having too much energy and a fear of burning myself out?
I am fearful of the toxic air we are breathing, especially as it related to chem trails, and I am also angry. What can I do as an activist with these feelings?
If I cause something and it doesn’t effect until the next life, who reaps the effects if there is no-self?
I suffer from PSTD and I often wake up from nightmares. Are there practices I can do to work with my nightmares?
I am new grandmother who’s heart has filled with love and a responsibility about the future for my grandchildren. I feel alone and fearful about the future.
Seizing the moment for peace. Can you advise us on transforming our feelings of frustration to act for peace?
How can I behave in a way so to not be a victim?
How to deal with anger and despair as an activist?
Thay answers questions during a retreat at Deer Park Monastery (October, 2013). Question: High flying planes leave behind white streaks. Some researchers claim these are polluting. This scares me, because this is a threat to my health. It also makes me angry, because no one is doing anything about...