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What is awakening and awakened culture?
- 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.”
This is the recent sharing from our friends working for the Love & Understanding Program.
Professional 32-minute video sharing the experience of a day at Deer Park Monastery.
Brother Phap Ho's reflections on going back to Plum Village for the Daffodils Great Ordination Ceremony, January 12-19, 2010.
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.
last Sunday brother Phap Hai gave a Dharma Talk on the 38 blessings
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.
Chill out, Zen in - for teens; Nurturing our Beloved Family - for children, teens, parents and grandparents
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.
4 day retreat in Indonesia
practicing meditations two wings: stopping & deep looking with joy and creativity
practicing in harmony - wherever we are - Brother Phap Ho reports from a week of practice in Las Vegas
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.
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.
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.
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.