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If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.


Thich Nhat Hanh

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Meditation can help us embrace our worries, our fear, our anger; and that is very healing. We let ou...
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Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that ...
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It is possible to live happily in the here and the now. So many conditions of happiness are availabl...
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You practice mindfulness, on the one hand, to be calm and peaceful. On the other hand, as you practi...
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There is no way to happiness - happiness is the way.
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The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. (21)
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Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your j...
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If we are not empty, we become a block of matter.
We cannot breathe, we cannot think.
To be ...
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When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well, you don't blame the lettuce. You look into the rea...
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If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your...
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Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.
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The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love,...
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Mother Earth is very talented. She has produced Buddhas, bodhisattvas, great beings.
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Peace is present right here and now, in ourselves and in everything we do and see. Every breath we t...
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Guarding knowledge is not a good way to understand. Understanding means to throw away your knowledge...
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The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in t...
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And once we have the condition of peace and joy in us, we can afford to be in any situation. Even in...
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Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if w...
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Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but in the hearts of true frie...
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Please don't wait until the doctors tell you that you are going to have a baby to begin to take care...
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Fearlessness is not only possible, it is the ultimate joy. When you touch nonfear, you are free.
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Fear, separation, hate and anger come from the wrong view that you and the Earth are two separate en...
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Never let go of hope. One day you will see that it all has finally come together. What you have alwa...
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No one can practice the precepts perfectly, including the Buddha... Boiled vegetables contain dead b...
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When we have peace, then we have a chance to save the planet. But if we are not united in peace, if ...
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Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition ...
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Enlightenment is always there. Small enlightenment will bring great enlightenment. If you breathe in...
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It is possible to live happily in the here and now. So many conditions of happiness are available—...
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Our inner space and our peace of mind are affected by our outer space.
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We often think of peace as the absence of war, that if powerful countries would reduce their weapon ...
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People suffer because they are caught in their views. As soon as we release those views, we are free...
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Let us look at wealth and poverty. The affluent society and the deprived society inter-are. The weal...
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If you want to relax the worry-tightened muscles in your face, let the half smile come to your face....
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Attachment to the false view of self means belief in the presence of unchanging entities which exist...
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failures are not your own self. See to it that you are free from them. Only when you can relinquish ...
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As a Buddhist Sutra hears the voice of the Bodhisattva of compassion: The wondrous voice, the voice ...
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Half-smile when you first wake up in the morning Hang a branch, any other sign, or even the word “...
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Everyday we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green ...
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The raft is used to cross the river. It isn't to be carried around on your shoulders. The finger whi...
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If while washing dishes, we think only of the cup of tea that awaits us, thus hurrying to get the di...
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Nothing can survive without food. Everything we consume acts either to heal us or to poison us. We t...
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Our capacity to make peace with another person and with the world depends very much on our capacity ...
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In a true dialogue, both sides are willing to change.
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My teaching is like a finger pointing to the moon. Do not mistake the finger for the moon.
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We have to learn the art of stopping - stopping our thinking, our habit energies, our forgetfulness,...
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Birth is okay and death is okay, if we know that they are only concepts in our mind. Reality transce...
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Life is both dreadful and wonderful. To practice meditation is to be in touch with both aspects.
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Understanding means throwing away your knowledge.
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If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
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Smile - It's the second best thing you can do with your lips.
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The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each ste...
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If you can feel that Mother Earth is in you, and you are Mother Earth, then you are not any longer a...
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Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we s...
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Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowl...
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The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.
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Our own life is the instrument with which we experiment with the truth. -Thich Nhat Hanh.
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