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Dharma from Deer Park Monastery, a meditation practice center in the tradition of the Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. At Deer Park, the resident monks, nuns and lay sangha practice engaged Buddhism and mindfulness in everyday life for the nourishment and development of our spiritual and mental health. Each week, we post a selection of activities of the Deer Park Sangha so that others may share in the realization of awareness and freedom. Deer Park is located in the mountains near Escondido, California and hosts regular Days of Mindfulness open to the public on Sundays beginning at 8:30 a.m. To learn more, visit www.deerparkmonastery.org

Dharma from Deer Park Monastery, a meditation practice center in the tradition of the Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. At Deer Park, the resident monks, nuns and lay sangha practice engaged Buddhism and mindfulness in everyday life for the nourishment and development of our spiritual and mental health. Each week, we post a selection of activities of the Deer Park Sangha so that others may share in the realization of awareness and freedom. Deer Park is located in the mountains near Escondido, California and hosts regular Days of Mindfulness open to the public on Sundays beginning at 8:30 a.m. To learn more, visit www.deerparkmonastery.org

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United States

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Dharma from Deer Park Monastery, a meditation practice center in the tradition of the Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. At Deer Park, the resident monks, nuns and lay sangha practice engaged Buddhism and mindfulness in everyday life for the nourishment and development of our spiritual and mental health. Each week, we post a selection of activities of the Deer Park Sangha so that others may share in the realization of awareness and freedom. Deer Park is located in the mountains near Escondido, California and hosts regular Days of Mindfulness open to the public on Sundays beginning at 8:30 a.m. To learn more, visit www.deerparkmonastery.org

Language:

English


Episodes

418: I am Enough

6/23/2022
During our recent Teen Camp, Sr. Dang Nghiem offered a Dharma talk to the 100 teens in attendance. The theme of the retreat is Enough! Enough! You Are Enough! and she builds on this during her talk. We learn about the Power of Understanding, the Power of Love, and the Power of Freedom. The date of the recording is Thursday, June 16, 2022

Duration:01:20:22

417: Taking Care of the Present Moment

6/16/2022
For our episode this week, we offer the Dharma talk given by Thầy Pháp Nhỉ on Sunday, June 12, 2022; a Day of Mindfulness. Translation is provided by Sr. Phu Nghiem.

Duration:00:57:32

416: A Lotus Just Bloomed on the Ocean

6/8/2022
As part of our in-person Day of Mindfulness, we will hear a Dharma talk from Su Co Thần Nghiêm in English. Some of the topics include: We hope you enjoy this episode.

Duration:00:58:23

415: Vesak | The Venerable | 2022-05-15 (English Translation)

5/19/2022
This is the English translation of the talk offered in Vietnamese by Hòa Thượng Thích Phước Tịnh on our Vesak celebration day. We discover teachings on anxiety, popularity, and science. The translation is provided by Sr. Dang Nghiem.

Duration:00:54:49

414: Mothers Day with Su Co Chan Vi

5/10/2022
This is the English translation of the talk given in Vietnamese on Mothers Day. Our special teacher today is Su Co Chan Vi who is visiting Deer Park for a few weeks. Su Co is one our eldest monastic sisters in our tradition and we're very happy to have her talk of mothers, Thay, and also sing a few songs.

Duration:00:52:11

413: Dharma Talk by Hòa Thượng Thích Phước Tịnh

5/4/2022
The dharma talk was offered on Sunday, May 1, 2022 during our weekly Day of Mindfulness. Today was particularly special as we recognized that Thay passed away 100-days ago and we also scattered his ashes on Mother Earth. The talk was offered in Vietnamese and this is the English translation by Sr. Kinh Nghiem.

Duration:00:49:46

412: Taking Refuge in the Sangha

4/28/2022
Deer Park is practicing with the sangha for a Day of Mindfulness. The date is April 24, 2022 and we are in the Ocean of Peace Mediation Hall is Sr. Dac Nghiem is teaching. The Dharma talk was originallly offered in Vietnamese and this is the English translation.

Duration:01:04:07

411: Exploring Gender, Perceptions, and Suffering

4/19/2022
At the recent Wake Up Retreat, 10% identified as neither male or female. Attendees self-identified as non-binary, fluid, queer, trans, and gender non-conforming. Thay Phap Dung explores his experiences and feelings of this reality. He relates it to Buddhist concepts of non-dualism and notions. The Buddha said 100% of our perception is wrong. From here we learn about suchness, representation and mere images

Duration:01:08:11

The Path of a Bodhisattva

4/15/2022
Friday, April 8, 2022. Wake Up Retreat. Our retreat theme is Beginning Now and this is the Second Dharma Talk for the retreat. Thay Phap Luu offers the Dharma talk. Store consciousness. Mindfulness. Interbeing. The last portion of the talk, we learn more about the Five Mindfulness Trainings with three lay practitioners sharing their experience. We have 115 young adults (18-35) in attendance for this 5-day retreat.

Duration:01:34:09

Thay Phap Hoi: Remembering Vietnam Memorial Services

3/24/2022
Our dharma talk today was offered by Thay Phap Hoi, an elder in our community. At the request of the sangha, he traveled to Vietnam to participate in the memorial services for Thich Nhat Hanh. He shares about his trip, participating in the memorial, and being in Vietnam again. The talk was originally given in Vietnamese and this is the English translation provided by Brother Minh Dia.

Duration:00:47:42

Thich Nhat Hanh: True Continuation

3/16/2022
This is the English translation of the dharma talk offered by Su Co Dang Nghiem on Saturday, March 12, 2022 during our Memorial Weekend Retreat: We Have a Path Retreat. The original teaching was offered in Vietnamese.

Duration:00:49:51

Dharma Talk by The Venerable Thích Phước Tịnh

3/10/2022
This is the English translation, by Sr. Dang Nghiem, of the dharma talk offered on a Day of Mindfulness at Deer Park Monastery. March 6, 2022

Duration:00:38:10

Continuing Thay's Aspiration

2/9/2022
This vulnerable and touching dharma talk about "Continuing Thay's Aspiration" by Brother Phap Dung, a senior Plum Village Dharma Teacher was offered during Memorial week for Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. It began 11am Friday, January 28, 2022. The talk will be streamed live from Deer Park Monastery in Escondido, California.

Duration:01:13:56

Lễ Tự Tứ An Cư | Hòa Thượng Thích Phước Tịnh

1/20/2022

Duration:00:49:51

Closing the Rains Retreat

1/19/2022
The Venerable offers a lovely dharma talk for the community as we close the 90-Day Rains Retreat at Deer Park. This is a dubbed translation. Editor's Note: The English translation isn't perfectly aligned with the Vietnamese, but the language is present and pretty close

Duration:00:50:35

How To Live When A Loved One Dies

1/12/2022
Today we offer a dharma talk from Su Co Dang Nghiem (Sr. D) based on Thich Nhat Hanh's book "How To Live When a Loved One Dies" - the dharma talk is in English.

Duration:01:10:26

Chế tác bình an thật sự

12/20/2021

Duration:01:03:30

Being Peace with Thay Ngo Khong

12/15/2021
During the annual Rains Retreat at Deer Park, we have been hosting a weekly Day of Mindfulness. The overall theme for our 90-Day Retreat is Non-Fear and Non-Anxiety. Each week a dharma teacher uses one of Thay's books as the jumping off place for the teaching. This week is Thay's book Being Peace.

Duration:01:01:53

2021-01-31 Dharma Talk on Pavarana by Ven. Phuoc Tinh in Viet - ENG Translation

3/23/2021

Duration:02:45:55

2021-1-10 Dharma Talk-Diamond Sword that Cuts through Affliction - Sr. Dang N-ENG

3/3/2021

Duration:01:30:16