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Recent dharma talks given by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh from around the world. One of the best known and most respected Zen masters in the world today, as well as a poet and peace and human rights activist, Thich Nhat Hanh has led an extraordinary life.




Conscious Breathing is Nourishing

The sangha is practicing in the Lower Hamlet, Plum Village during the Spring Retreat. We begin this March 19, 2006 dharma talk with 18-minutes of chanting by the monks and nuns followed by a dharma talk by Thich Nhat Hanh. We need to be nourished by joy and happiness in our daily life. Breathing in, I … Continue reading "Conscious Breathing is Nourishing" The post Conscious Breathing is Nourishing appeared first on Thich Nhat Hanh Dharma Talks.

Duration: 01:36:07

The Effectiveness of Prayer

From the Thursday, March 9, 2006 dharma talk at the Assembly of Stars meditation hall, Lower Hamlet, Plum Village. The theme for this talk is the practice of prayer and we are guided by a series of questions asked by the magazine Publishers Weekly. Questions How is prayer related to peace and peacemaking? How do … Continue reading "The Effectiveness of Prayer" The post The Effectiveness of Prayer appeared first on Thich Nhat Hanh Dharma Talks.

Duration: 01:10:18

Spiritual Evolution

An 88-minute dharma talk from the New Hamlet, Plum Village on November 27, 2005. Building on the previous dharma talk on biological evolution, we begin with the topic of sensual pleasures. We know that sensual pleasures are very fleeting and they don’t last. Do we want survival or do we want happiness? Happiness and survival, […] The post Spiritual Evolution appeared first on Thich Nhat Hanh Dharma Talks.

Duration: 01:22:12

The Practice for Engaged Buddhism

This is the final dharma talk of the 2000 21-Day Retreat, The Eyes of the Buddha, offered from Lower Hamlet at Plum Village by Thich Nhat Hanh on June 20, 2000. The primary theme of the dharma talk is the Noble Eightfold Path. In Part I, we begin with an introduction to deep listening – protected […] The post The Practice for Engaged Buddhism appeared first on Thich Nhat Hanh Dharma Talks.

Duration: 01:55:48

Being Free from Dogma

This 58-minute dharma talk is the second half of a talk offered on November 17, 2005 at the New Hamlet, Plum Village. Thay continues a discussion from the earlier dharma talk. When we make a statement in Buddhism, it should help to transform and to present the truth. Buddhism is not a philosophical position. Zen […] The post Being Free from Dogma appeared first on Thich Nhat Hanh Dharma Talks.

Duration: 01:02:26

Relaxing in the Present Moment

The 58-minute dharma talk offered by Thich Nhat Hanh took place at the New Hamlet of Plum Village on November 10, 2005. The audio is linked below and video is available for our donors on Patreon. Please note, the recording begins with a few minor sound issues, but the dharma talk doesn’t begin until it is […] The post Relaxing in the Present Moment appeared first on Thich Nhat Hanh Dharma Talks.

Duration: 01:08:50