Mindfulness Bell #32

Mindfulness Bell #32
  • Dharma Talk: The Different Faces of Love

    Dharma Talk: The Different Faces of Love

    Teachings on the Dimension of Action of Avalokitesvara, the Bodhisattva of Great Compassion from the Universal Door Chapter of the Lotus Sutra When the bodhisattva named Inexhaustible Mind heard the name Avalokitesvara, he asked the Buddha, "Why did that bodhisattva…

  • Poem: Contemplation

    Since the moon is full tonight,let us call upon the stars in prayer.the power of concentration, seen through the bright,one-pointed mind, is shaking the universe. All living beings are present tonightto witness the ocean of fear flooding the Earth. Upon…

  • Letters from the Editors

    Letters from the Editors

    True Spiritual Communication Dear Friends, This is the fourth issue of the Mindfulness Bell that has been produced by the current editorial team. We are learning and developing our skills as we go, and we hope that each new issue…

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Invoking the Name of Avalokitesvara

By Sister Giac Nghiem Before l was a nun, I found Avalokitesvara one day at my acupuncturist's office. He had a beautiful statue of Avalokitesvara and told me that she…

A Proposal to Listen – For Peace and Security

Offered by Listen For Peace, A Grassroots Organization Inspired by Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh's Teachings on Compassionate Listening The Proposal In light of the intensifying conflicts around the planet, and…

Poem: The Question

Fleeing solitude on the melting tar road,I turned to words, and was invited into silence.Right away, oaks cooled the cross-breezesand leaves chanted of a vast tenderness.The view down the valley…

Ambient Light

By Margaret Kirschner My friend, Mary, a photographer, captured an unusual image of a water lily. Her photo was taken on a dark day, over a dark pond, without a…

Poem by Chuang Tzu

Concentrate, and listen not with your ears­But with the heart.Then, not listening with the heart, do so with the breath.The ear is limited to ordinary listening;the heart/mind to the rational.Listening…

Poem: The Fire That Consumes My Brother

The fire that burns himburns in my body.And the world around meburns with the same firethat burns my brother. He burns.His figure dominates the mountain,and the giant torch of his…

Ask the Dharmacharaya

Playing Sports? Is it Mindful? By Richard Brady and Peggy Rowe Dear Dharmacharyas, My name is Ethan Flint. I am nine and 3/4 years old. My dad is in the…

Gatha for Listening to the Bell

Listening to the bell,I feel the afflictions in me begin to dissolve.My mind becomes calm, my body relaxed.A smile is born on my lips.Following the sound of the bell, my…

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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