The Spirit of the Practice
In this introductory video, Brother Phap Dung shares with a small group of new arrivals at Deer Park about the spirit of the practice.
Introduction to the Five Mindfulness Trainings
The Five Mindfulness Trainings represent the Buddhist vision for a global spirituality and ethic. They are a concrete expression of the Buddha’s teachings on the Four Noble Truths and the […]
Introduction to Noble Silence
A period of deep silence is observed starting from the end of the evening activity until after breakfast the next morning. This is very healing. We allow the silence and […]
Introduction to Mindful Breathing
Our breathing is a stable solid ground that we can take refuge in. Regardless of our internal weather–our thoughts, emotions, and perceptions–our breathing is always with us like a faithful […]
Introduction to Total Relaxation
Practicing Deep Relaxation as a community, led by an experienced practitioner, creates a wonderful energy of peace and harmony. It is a practice of totally letting go and returning back […]
Introduction to Eating Meditation
Eating a meal together is a meditative practice. We should try to offer our presence for every meal. Serving food to ourselves, we can already begin practicing. We realize that […]
Introduction to Walking Meditation
Brother Phap Luu introduces the practice of walking mediation in this short video.