Featured Articles and Journals: Thich Nhat Hanh

December 20, 2014
This has been a week of intense cookie-baking, which equates to infinite opportunities to see the dharma in action.
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December 15, 2014
During the holiday season, please take some time off to take care of yourself, your loved ones, and friends.
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November 16, 2014
Accepting the inevitability of death is woven throughout the Buddha's teachings. So why are Buddhists so upset at the news that Thich Nhat Hanh may be near death?
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November 12, 2014
The rumor began swirling around the Internet that beloved and loving teacher Thich Nhat Hanh had died. Then it was said that he was in a coma. Soon his closest student, Sister Chan Khong, clarified that he is alive, in the hospital but "OK."
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April 5, 2014
In the world of corporate mindfulness, Google -- which is so ubiquitous that its name is synonymous with "search online" -- has an equally impressive teacher: Zen monk Thich Nhat Hanh. Thay, as he is known by followers, has sold more than 2 million...
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May 1, 2013
Yesterday, a friend sent me this beautiful poem by Thich Nhat Hanh.  You can read the moving intro here, where Thay, as he is affectionately known, writes about a young girl and a pirate, and how there is more to the story than the victim/...
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April 10, 2013
Two weeks ago I wrote a post about Dharma Art, the practice of making art from a clear and vibrant mind, that may or may not reflect Buddhist concepts or experience. 
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March 19, 2013
  He entered the subway car at 86th street, holding a clipboard with some papers. He announced to the car that he had come from California to be a Minister of Music in New York City and began singing a refrain of improvised Hallelujahs, eyes...
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January 9, 2013
Engaged Buddhism isn’t just Buddhism that’s involved in social problems. Engaged Buddhism means we practice mindfulness wherever we are, whatever we are doing, at any time.
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February 15, 2012
"We have been using the word 'love' to mean appetite or desire, as in 'I love hamburgers.' " - Thich Nhat Hanh
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November 2, 2011
Looking through Thich Nhat Hanh’s  The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching, I found this section at the back that I had not previously read. “Of course, you have the right to suffer, but as practitioners, you do not have the...
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October 20, 2011
I am thinking very simply about midfulness right now and trying not to get to wrapped up in my usual inclination toward story spinning.
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August 2, 2011
The state of the institutions in the Harry Potter series directly reflect the mindstate of the majority of individuals who make it up.  As Voldemort's influence in the wizarding world grows throughout the series, these institutions...
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July 20, 2011
This year I will turn 35. It is the first time I have ever felt the odd stab of getting older. There are two ways to look at this (1) I have led a really full and healthy privileged life so far and will continue to do so for as long as I can. (2)...
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May 15, 2011
In The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching Thich Nhat Hanh writes, “The Buddha expressed Interdependent Co-Arising very simply: ‘This is, because that is. This is not, because that is not. This comes to be, because that comes to be....
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May 4, 2011
You should hear my internal monologue. It's pretty embarrassing, but it's entertaining, and it's all about me. Me, me, me. It's interesting how my opinions are the right ones, and how everyone else's choices are wrong. I...
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April 20, 2011
I feel incredibly grateful.There's a lojong slogan, “be grateful to everyone,” which Pema Chödrön taught us, “means all situations teach you, and it's often the tough ones that teach you the best.” All the...
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April 18, 2011
  My default position is feeling overextended and like I just don’t have enough time. It’s a state that I easily gravitate to despite many years of practicing and supposedly “knowing better.” Many people operate...
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April 12, 2011
Mother Teresa was one badass bodhisattva. You might disagree with me, I know, seeing as how she was Catholic and all, and believed in Jesus and God and all that stuff. But she spent her entire life on a path of spiritual awakening in order to...
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March 23, 2011
I don't know much about Chris Brown, but I heard today that he got upset after an interview with ABC's Good Morning America and trashed his dressing room. And my first thought was, just like me.
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February 16, 2011
A wise teacher said: If you ain't gettin' drunk get da fuck out da club.
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by Lani
February 10, 2011
So. You know something is bound to be hot hot hot when Ashton Kutcher tweets "let's stop focusing on our independence and start focusing on our interdependence." Apparently there's a pretty sweet new documentary out where the...
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November 22, 2010
I've listened to the American Public Media program "Brother Thây: A Radio Pilgrimage with Thich Nhat Hanh," at least half a dozen times, and it never fails to move me. Listen to the poem he reads in Vietnamese. Even though I...
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