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Sharing quotes and teachings by the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh.

Today, Just Sit ……

Imagine trees standing together in a forest. They don’t talk but feel each other’s presence. When you look at them, you might say they aren’t doing anything. But they are growing and providing clean air for living things to breathe. … Continue reading

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When you are born a lotus flower, be a beautiful lotus flower, don’t try to be a magnolia flower. If you crave acceptance and recognition and try to change yourself to fit what other people want you to be, you … Continue reading

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NO MUD, NO LOTUS Both suffering and happiness are of an organic nature, which means they are both transitory; they are always changing. The flower, when it wilts, becomes the compost. The compost can help grow a flower again. Happiness … Continue reading

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A young man wanted to learn how to draw lotus flowers, so he went to a master to apprentice with him. The master took him to a lotus pond and invited him to sit there. The young man saw flowers … Continue reading

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No Mud, No Lotus. Without suffering, there’s no happiness. So we shouldn’t discriminate against the mud. We have to learn how to embrace and cradle our own suffering and the suffering of the world., with a lot of tenderness. — … Continue reading

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Most people are afraid of suffering. But suffering is a kind of mud to help the lotus flower of happiness to grow. There can be no lotus flower without the mud. — Thich Nhat Hanh. @thichnhathanhquotecollective #nomudnolotus #thay #lotus #mindfulness … Continue reading

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When the sun shines continuously on a lotus flower, it opens widely, revealing its seed-heart. In the same way, through the activity of looking, reality gently reveals itself. In meditation, the subject and object of pure observation are inseparable. — … Continue reading

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Today, Plant A Happy Seed.

Every time we walk with calm and ease, or we smile and release the tension in us, we are planting seeds that will strengthen our happiness. With each step, we plant a happy seed. — Thich Nhat Hanh. @thichnhathanhquotecollective #thay … Continue reading

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Today, Just Smile.

Half-smile when you first wake up in the morning Hang a branch, any other sign, or even the word “smile” on the ceiling or wall so that you see it right away when you open your eyes. This sign will … Continue reading

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Today, Just Breathe Mindfully.

Breathing in and out mindfully, I become fully present, fully alive and now I see myself as a miracle. — Thich Nhat Hanh. @thichnhathanhquotecollective #breathinginandout #present #presentmoment #mindfulness #miracle #thay #today #thichnhathanhquotecollective #thichnhathanh #buddhistquotes #thichnhathanhquotes

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