Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving

The Five Contemplations 

Thich Nhat Hanh preparing food


This food is the gift of the whole universe: the earth, the sky, numerous living beings, and much hard and loving work.

May we eat with mindfulness and gratitude so as to be worthy to receive it.

May we recognize and transform our unwholesome mental formations, especially our greed, and learn to eat with moderation.

May we keep our compassion alive by eating in such a way that we reduce the suffering of living beings, preserve our planet, and reverse the process of global warming.

We accept this food so that we may nurture our sister- hood and brotherhood, strengthen our community, and nourish our ideal of serving all living beings.

Practiced at Plum Village and other centers associated with Thich Nhat Hanh

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Upcoming Event

Residential Mindfulness Weekend - February 15-17, 2013 with Peggy Smith and Theodate Lawlor at Kennedy Learning Center in Nobleboro, Maine

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