Dharma Talk on Gender Inclusivity

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"Our society has hurt you enough. You seek to come to the Plum Village tradition to find peace, love and refuge."During last month's Wake...

An important message from Sr Chan Khong

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Dear Friends, As I write to you today, I am listening to the bird songs outside my window. The signs of spring are all around...

Opening My Heart to Different Perspectives

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Wake Up Wisdom* #3 " when I opened my heart, I was able to let go of seeing ideas as black and white. It’s like...

Learning to Trust

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Wake Up Wisdom #2 In Wake Up Wisdom we share with you precious pieces of insight to support you on your path of practice. The questions in...

Being busynessless

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"When I sit in my room, enjoying tea, am I being productive or not? Vô sự - busyness-less is needed business for our times....

How to Balance Work and Self-Care

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Our new series Wake Up Wisdom provides you with precious pieces of insight to support you on your path of practice. Over the coming months, we will...

Racial Justice – What Can White People Do?

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Sister Tam Muoi (aka Sr. Samadhi) recounts her personal journey with the practice of White Awareness. White people, do something. But what? Please allow me...

A Quest for Truth

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Monastic Sister Hien Nhan is now twenty-six years old and lives with the sisters in Lower Hamlet. She grew up living across many different...

A message from Sister Chan Khong

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Dear Friend, I hope this message finds you healthy and peaceful in these times filled with challenges and turmoil. As you know, I have lived...

Ordination Gift to My Sister

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On September 9th, 2018, my sister was ordained at Deer Park Monastery along with nine other new monastics. It was an unusual experience to...
Monastic Sister Giac Hoa

Practicing With My Family

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Q: Your blood family is in France and lives close by. Do you find ways to share the practice with them? Sister Giác Hòa: My...

The Bodhisattva Ready to Laugh, Ready to Cry

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By Sister True Dedication (Sister Hien Nghiem) There is also the Bodhisattva who is ready to laugh and ready to cry. I am ready to...

My Monastic Aspiration as a Child

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By Br. Chon Tang I'm from Alberta, Canada, and I’m 19 years old. My father is from Northwest Vietnam, and my mother is from Central...

Be Our Own Soulmate

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Written by Brother Pháp Nguyện (Br. Aspiration) Translated by: Chúc Mai This year, An Bang retreat was held at Moc Lan Monastery from July 18th to July 21st, 2019...

Creating Space for Myself

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Q: We are halfway through the business retreat you are helping to organize. How easy is it for you, in the midst of organizing, unplanned changes...