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Buddhist Teacher Pema Chodron
extraordinary turn in her mid-30s when she decided to become a Buddhist nun. Oprah talks with Pema, author of When Things Fall Apart ..... inspiring life story and her work to bring the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism to Western audiences.
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Oprah Talks to Thich Nhat Hanh
s been a Buddhist monk for more than ..... surround the Zen Buddhist master. But ..... to "Engaged Buddhism "—a movement ..... the tenets of Buddhism —including mindfulness ..... collectively singing a Buddhist song ..... challenging as a Buddhist monk to form friendships
a closer look at the spiritual teachings of Buddhism . She talks with Lama Surya Das, one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars, who answers questions about the Buddhist religion and way of life. Whatever your faith
Career Changer: From Stressed-Out Cop to Buddhist Teacher
Maples flipped through a copy of Being Peace, by the Buddhist monk and activist Thich Nhat Hanh. "It was so simple ..... earth-toned robes when Nhat Hanh ordained her as a Buddhist dharma teacher. As head of the Center for Mindfulness
across a wonderful divide of buddhism and christianity. And talking ..... right you don't have to be a Buddhist to get involved and mindful ..... this moment accidentally went buddhism says it is. You can learn ..... one of the great things about buddhism is church is sort of right
for myself this year. We're talking across a wonderful divide -- of buddhism and christianity. And talking about what we have in common. And deliberation that comes from the life on the sole. Of every
they're playing music or whatever so everybody's had this moment accidentally went buddhism says it is. You can learn to do this more regular basis you can call up. And that one of the great things about buddhism is church is sort of right here right now and folding your laundry could be a spiritual practice if you really attend to it carefully that's in buddhism says so. You see things like drinking teas is the kind of religious -- idea. Doing choreography. It's EC that in the east and that's what they're talking about cities and conversation. True and the a crucial. For an opportunity. To dial this awareness. Yeah bring it right acting so and so we have a tendency to. Avoid like this authentic encounter with -- each other and buddhism is saying like don't run away from that -- -- towards. My experience the is that when my heart is beating fast.
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think the essence of buddhism is this insight that ..... of it yeah. And the Buddhist trying to teach us that ..... that's the essence of buddhism yes yeah. Fascinating ..... re living in Asian Buddhist countries. It's ..... discipline and control and so buddhism tries to get us to have
What for use aspects and with some. I think the essence of buddhism is this insight that. We have more inner strength that we now. And that if we can focus on that and we
we're being strong yes and you're saying that that's the essence of buddhism yes yeah. Fascinating -- And this is a practice it is. You can sort of feeling when you're living in Asian Buddhist countries. It's. The idea that you are really assertive and self in some of imposing yourself -- kind of western notion and
he's he's weak pieces. He lacks in discipline and control and so buddhism tries to get us to have this kind of control over ourselves because that's what leads to real liberation. What happens to
Chodron, one of the first Western women to become fully ordained as a Buddhist monastic, about applying the teachings of Tibetan Buddism to modern ..... advice on handling anxiety, fear and hardship in our lives from a Buddhist perspective.
Oprah talks with Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh about how to live in the present moment and enjoy happiness.
Buddhist Teacher Pema Chodron
were talking about what it means to be Buddhist . And the way you defined it means He ..... know. For those who have never studied buddhism what would you consider the fundamental ..... running away from being halted. Can be Buddhist and Christian at the same time as you
all been very supportive you know. For those who have never studied buddhism what would you consider the fundamental pearl of wisdom from the lessons of Buddha. Unlike and that. I don't know thank you
Thich Nhat Hanh on Becoming a Monk
Thich Nhat Hanh says he realized he wanted to be a Buddhist monk at age 7. Watch as he shares how his parents reacted and why that deep desire, what he calls the beginner's mind, is still very much alive in him today.