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A bit of the Feeding of the Hungry Ghosts

taken from
Plum Village Chanting and Recitation book
compiled by Thich Nhat Hanh
and the monks and nuns of plum village

Beings of all species have acted unskillfully… 158 more words


Firmly planted - #haiku

Feet firmly planted,
thinking you’re on solid ground –
did the earth just move?

Haiku for meditation and reflection plus photo by Stephanie Mohan – May 2015


Lama Surya Das: Make Me One with Eveything

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 – 6:30 PM

Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars, one of the main interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, and a leading spokesperson for the emerging American Buddhism. 209 more words

Lama Surya Das

May we be free of this: Tonglen Meditation

Freedom. Freedom from pain. Freedom from suffering. Freedom from that which no longer serves. Freedom from attachment. Freedom to be ourselves. Freedom to be.

Can you guess what my “word of the year” might be?   194 more words

The Spiritual Body

The object of Renunciation is one’s own Self.
The object of Compassion are
the other Selves.

Compassion is linked 2 Being
just like Renunciation is 4 Renunciation is
indispensable 4 the cultivation of Compassion.

Universal Beauty and Well Being

Steve Armstrong has written a piece on the Universal qualities of “Inner Beauty” and Well Being, which we would like to share with you.