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The 5 Great Protections

February 8, 2010

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Up the mountain praktis visited Deer Park Monastery with some dear friends and we touched the earth as witness to take refuge and commit to praktising the 5 Mindfulness Trainings of the Plum Village tradition… this has been a beginning anew process for me… i’ve tended to be anonymous and not want to engage so […]

Going, going…

March 15, 2009

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Gate gate para gate parasam gate bodhi svaha! To the other shore Going, going, gone! There was a time when the feeling was… “We are at the point of no return.” A feeling that there is no more going back, back to the old habits and old ways of thinking and Being. There was a […]

Praktis ~ On Sitting

January 25, 2009

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Auspicious Path offered dharmic insight into the praktis of sitting (sitting meditation).   Her generous sharing inspired me to think about how sitting (meditation) praktis, is not just a Buddhist or Hindu or Eastern tradition, it is in fact a tradition and gift cultivated from all peoples, from all places on Earth.  This act of truly […]

Praktis ~ Eating

January 25, 2009

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ON BLESSING & PRAYING UPON EATING The following poem is called The Five Contemplations, praktised in the Plum Village tradition and recited before meals. This food is a gift of the earth, the sky, numerous living beings and much hard work May we eat with mindfulness and gratitude so as to be worthy to received […]