Thich Nhat Hanh

As many of you know, the Vietnamese meditation teacher, poet, and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh is in hospital in critical condition. The latest updates can be found below or on his Facebook page. For ways to support him at this critical time please check the page below. Yamashita sensei, who’s own teachings have been greatly influenced by Thich Nhat Hanh, is currently in Himachal Pradesh conducting a retreat. They and we at One Dharma International send him compassion / metta in hope of a full recovery.

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Compassion and the Ego

12/27/12  Goa, India

From this talk: “The purpose of compassion meditation is how to have a relationship based on compassion with [everybody].”

Topics covered include: Real freedom, some benefits of meditation, mindful eating, mindfulness in everyday life, and compassion.

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A Change of Identity

6/30/13   Hualien, Taiwan – Day 3

English / Mandarin

From this talk: “Your identity is changing. You are White Clouds. But now you know, you are also Blue Sky.”

Topics covered include: confusion with words of enlightened teachers, just sitting, view from the new dimension, and practical advice for applying meditation in daily life.

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