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A collection of recent entries in the blogs on the Deer Park website.
New Smooth Road to Deer Park - Please Drive Slowly

New Smooth Road to Deer Park - Please Drive Slowly

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Nov 24, 2010 02:15 PM |

We lay the road as we go. Melru Lane & Cindy Jo Lane was just paved last week.

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With Mindfulness We Smile

With Mindfulness We Smile

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Aug 16, 2010 02:35 PM |

a video with sharings by friends during the World We Become Retreat at Deer Park, July 21-25

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Cultivating Awakened Culture

Cultivating Awakened Culture

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at May 07, 2010 02:00 AM |

What is awakening and awakened culture?

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Welcoming the Iron Tiger at Deer Park

Welcoming the Iron Tiger at Deer Park

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Mar 16, 2010 07:38 PM |

- written by Brother Soren Kisiel, True Land of Serenity - “Imagine Thanksgiving, New Year’s, Easter, Christmas and your birthday all happening at once,” Abbott Thay Phap Dung told us, “In Vietnam, that’s Tet, the lunar new year.”

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Love & Understanding Program in Vietnam

Love & Understanding Program in Vietnam

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Feb 25, 2010 03:55 AM |

This is the recent sharing from our friends working for the Love & Understanding Program.

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Joyfully Together: A Day of Mindful Living

Posted by Kenley Neufeld at Feb 03, 2010 07:40 AM |

Professional 32-minute video sharing the experience of a day at Deer Park Monastery.

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Let the Light Shine up Your Life

Let the Light Shine up Your Life

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Feb 01, 2010 08:20 AM |

Brother Phap Ho's reflections on going back to Plum Village for the Daffodils Great Ordination Ceremony, January 12-19, 2010.

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Wake Up: The Music of Community

Wake Up: The Music of Community

Posted by Chan Phap Luu at Jan 30, 2010 01:47 AM |

The Wake Up Song recorded by Joe Reilly, Melina Bondy and the Plum Village Sangha on Thursday, January 28th, 2010, in the Dharma Nectar Hall of Lower Hamlet, Plum Village, France. This article provides a link to download the song.

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the 38 Blessings MahaMangala Sutta

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Dec 17, 2009 05:14 AM |

last Sunday brother Phap Hai gave a Dharma Talk on the 38 blessings

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Giving Thanks!

Giving Thanks!

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Nov 15, 2009 10:04 PM |

Thank you! What a wonderful thing to think and say. Thanksgiving is coming up... Let's start practice today, so that when Thanksgiving Day is here we are prepared and already in grateful mode.

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Summer Camps at Deer Park

Summer Camps at Deer Park

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Jul 07, 2009 02:05 AM |

Chill out, Zen in - for teens; Nurturing our Beloved Family - for children, teens, parents and grandparents

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Wake Up Retreat Opens

Wake Up Retreat Opens

Posted by Chan Phap Luu at May 21, 2009 08:54 AM |

The first Wake Up Retreat at Deer Park, for young people aged 20-35, began on Wednesday night. Friends from all over the country descended upon the hidden valley in the afternoon, for dinner, some games, and orientation. This morning as the sun rose over the fog-laden mountains, we enjoyed walking meditation down to the big hall, where Sister Lang Nghiem led us in a guided meditation on the breath.

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Napas Masuk, Napas Keluar - Breathing In, Breathing Out

Napas Masuk, Napas Keluar - Breathing In, Breathing Out

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at May 20, 2009 04:00 AM |

4 day retreat in Indonesia

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Fourteen Verses on Meditation

Fourteen Verses on Meditation

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Apr 28, 2009 04:45 PM |

practicing meditations two wings: stopping & deep looking with joy and creativity

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Breathing in, Breathing out - a week in Las Vegas

Breathing in, Breathing out - a week in Las Vegas

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Apr 11, 2009 02:20 AM |

practicing in harmony - wherever we are - Brother Phap Ho reports from a week of practice in Las Vegas

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Photos of Monastics

Photos of Monastics

Posted by Chan Phap Luu at Dec 25, 2008 12:20 PM |

We've recently assembled photo galleries of the monks and nuns currently in residence at Deer Park. Follow the links below to see the slideshow.

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Arriving in Delhi, Retreat in Dehradun

Posted by Chan Phap Luu at Nov 14, 2008 01:05 PM |

Thay and the International Plum Village Sangha have arrived in India for a tour or more than one month. This week the trip began with a welcome in Delhi, followed by a train ride to Dehradun for the first retreat on Mindfulness in Education at the Doon School.

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A Week in Rio

A Week in Rio

Posted by Chan Phap Luu at Sep 08, 2008 07:10 AM |

This past week included a meeting with teenage boys in a military sports training center, two public talks, and a meeting with the combined local sanghas.

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Footsteps on Ipanema

Footsteps on Ipanema

Posted by Chan Phap Luu at Sep 01, 2008 08:45 AM |

Brothers Phap Hai and Phap Luu have begun a three-week teaching tour in Brazil. Here they share about the first few days in Rio de Janeiro, where the Dharma has been quietly blossoming amidst a number of local Sanghas.

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