Q & A with Thich Nhat Hanh

The Awakened One is Within Us

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Recently I attended Thay’s retreat at Blue Cliff Monastery.  It felt wonderful to be together with Thay and the mindfulness community once again.  An acute awareness flows through me in this space. I feel joyful, more awake and free from the stress and worries of everyday life. Every time I leave a retreat, I bring this level of steadiness home with me – it's like getting a mindfulness booster shot.

Nirvana - The Extinction of All Suffering

In this short video Thay discusses nirvana. Here is a transcription of some of his key points:

Q & A With Thich Nhat Hanh: How Can We Avoid Burnout?

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Q: Many of us activists are dedicated to the cause of peace, but we see so little progress we get discouraged. How can we avoid burnout?

Thich Nhat Hanh Q & A: How do we ensure that the stronger partner does not overpower the weaker one in a relationship?

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Q: A loving relationship should be made up of two equal partners. How can we ensure that the stronger of the two does not overpower the weaker one and swallow him or her?

Q & A with Thich Nhat Hanh. Can we be mindfully busy?

Thich Nhat Hanh Q & A

Q.  How can we practice consistent mindfulness in a world that seems to demand hurrying and rushing wherever we go? Is it possible to be mindfully busy and mindfully hurried?

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