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Offline Infinity989

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Thich Nhat Hahn
« on: September 14, 2013, 08:42:07 pm »


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http://plumvillage.org/


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Plum Village (Thich Nhat Hahn's Community) - You Tube Channel


http://www.youtube.com/user/plumvillageonline



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Re: Thich Nhat Hahn
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2013, 02:55:26 am »

Website -

http://plumvillage.org/



Are you involved with this tradition?  I was part of an Interbeing sangha for a number of years and found it very useful.

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Re: Thich Nhat Hahn
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2013, 05:46:45 pm »
Thank you.

I use to join plum village course once. very interesting.  ;D

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Re: Thich Nhat Hahn
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2013, 05:00:29 pm »

Website -

http://plumvillage.org/



Are you involved with this tradition?  I was part of an Interbeing sangha for a number of years and found it very useful.

Interbeing, you have questions...  :wink1: We are all involved and you can join to become a real interbeing all the time.

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Re: Thich Nhat Hahn
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2013, 01:23:30 am »

Website -

http://plumvillage.org/



Are you involved with this tradition?  I was part of an Interbeing sangha for a number of years and found it very useful.

Interbeing, you have questions...  :wink1: We are all involved and you can join to become a real interbeing all the time.


Eh? :wacky:

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Re: Thich Nhat Hahn
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2014, 02:38:59 am »
Yes, I have meditated with a group associated with Thich Nhat Hahn.  They are lovely people.  They are not the main group that I have practiced with, but I have met them and meditated with them some.

I think he is a wonderful person and strong practitioner, but I don't hold him in the same regard that I hold the Buddha or Hakuin.  I think there are levels of attainment.  And I personally don't believe Thich Nhat Hahn has attained the supreme levels of spirituality.

Personally, I think Sensei Bernard Glassman and Roshi John Daido Loori both attained a few levels beyond Thich Nhat Hahn...and they, in turn, are many, many levels below some great master like Hakuin.

Not a popular idea in the modern Buddhist culture...but not everyone who picks up a bat is a Willie Mays and not everyone who writes a poem is William Shakespeare.  It is quite the same for spiritual experiences as well.

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Re: Thich Nhat Hahn
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2014, 07:47:37 am »
In my opinion (let me start off with that), I think Thich Nhat Hanh is about the closest thing to a living Buddha we have.  Regardless of where he is as far as levels of attainment, in today's world, he's probably higher than anyone else. 
"If you want to travel the Way of Buddhas and Zen masters, then expect nothing, seek nothing, and grasp nothing." -Dogen

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Re: Thich Nhat Hahn
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2014, 09:07:19 am »
@dyanaprajna & infinity:
Let's get a yard stick and see which teacher is bigger or closer to the Buddha --- tsk, tsk.

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Re: Thich Nhat Hahn
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2014, 04:55:07 pm »
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, or in this case our own opinions of who is the greatest living teacher is also in the eyes of the person doing the judging.

I think it is a waste of time and goes against the stream.

From the Dhammapada:

252. Easily seen is the fault of others, but one's own fault is difficult to see. Like chaff one winnows another's faults, but hides one's own, even as a crafty fowler hides behind sham branches.

253. He who seeks another's faults, who is ever censorious — his cankers grow. He is far from destruction of the cankers.

DK, Can I borrow that yardstick so I can use it as a Kyosaku stick  :lmfao:
« Last Edit: January 22, 2014, 06:19:20 pm by Marcus Epicurus, Reason: added information from the dhammapada »
The non-doing of any evil,
the performance of what's skillful,
the cleansing of one's own mind:
this is the teaching of the Awakened.

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Re: Thich Nhat Hahn
« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2014, 11:14:30 pm »
Where do you buy this level meter to be pointed at enlightened beings to determine their level???
to me, the signs of a successful practice are happiness and a cessation of suffering, buddhism often gives me this; not all the answers.

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Re: Thich Nhat Hahn
« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2014, 10:19:25 am »
John, it's on the top of their character sheet.  :teehee:

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Re: Thich Nhat Hahn
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2014, 11:02:29 am »


Rebuilding Our Health - by Thich Nhat Hanh


November 17, 2013. 82-minute dharma talk given by Thich Nhat Hanh from Stillwater Meditation Hall, Upper Hamlet of Plum Village. This is the first talk of the 2013-2014 Winter Retreat. We begin with two chants from the monastics.


http://plumvillage.org/video/rebuilding-our-health/






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