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Join monks and nuns of the Plum Village tradition for an online family retreat

Tuesday 28 July to Sunday 2 August, 2020 What if we could bring the nuns and monks of the Plum Village tradition right into our homes? This is the invitation of this online family retreat: to turn our home into Plum Village, Deer Park, Blue Cliff, and Magnolia Grove for six days, so that, as a […]

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Weekly Online Practice Session with monastics from Magnolia Grove Monastery.

Dear friend You are invited to join us on Zoom for our Weekly Online Practice Session with Magnolia Grove Monastics. The program will be as follows (subject to change): – 5′ introduction– 15′ guided meditation,– 30′ Dharma talk– 45′ Questions and Answers or Dharma Sharing Newcomers welcome. No previous experience with meditation required. When: Every Thursday […]

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Free 5-day online summit, “In the Footsteps of Thich Nhat Hanh”

We’re delighted to announce a very special, free 5-day online summit, “In the Footsteps of Thich Nhat Hanh” from March 25-29th, presented by @Lion’sRoar Magazine and the @ThichNhatHanh Foundation. Experience teachings, meditations & practices led by some of our most beloved senior Dharma teachers, trained directly by Thay. Learn more and sign up for free.

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We’re in the news

——————————— It’s a taste of different international cultures brought to Mississippi. Artists from Colombia, South America share their mural painting talents with the city of Clarksdale. We find inner peace at Magnolia Grove Monastery, a Buddhist monastery in Batesville, Mississippi, and we attend Holi Fest at the Hindu Temple Society of Mississippi in Jackson.

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Snow Day @ Magnolia Grove

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Buddha series & Old Path White Clouds

  We have seen many documentaries and movies about the Buddha, but this Buddha series (55 episodes total, 45 minutes per episode) from India by far is the best, with much details, insights and teachings. The series is produced by Dr. B.K. Modi, an Indian businessman, who met with our Teacher, Thay, Zen Master Thich […]

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This is It

Lyrics and music: Sister Trang Hai An Joyfully singing: Sister The Nghiem & Sister Trang Hai An This is it! This is a happy moment This is it! This is a wonderful moment This is it! I have arrived in this moment And the only moment is now This is it! Only breath breathing This […]

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The Five Remembrances exercise : My Living Will

Friends attended “Protecting & Transforming” retreat were invited to practice the Five Remembrances * together by sharing their experience with another retreatant. After the sharing, each friend was encouraged to write a living will letter to their beloved. This is an act of love to themselves and especially, to their beloved ones. Impermanence is a […]

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“Present for Each Other” Retreat for An Bang friends
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The WAKE UP Song

  Footage from the Wake Up Tour USA East Coast (fall 2011) of the “Wake Up Song” by Joe Reily and Melina Bondy being sung at several universities. Produced | Directed by: Elli Weisbaum Cinematography | Editing by: Robert Walsh lyrics: – click on the button subtitles to see the lyrics in the video – […]

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