Listen to all the recent Dharma Talks and Question & Answer sessions in the Plum Village Tradition
Experiencing The Ordinary As Extraordinary — Sr Boi Nghiem — Blue Cliff Monastery
In this Dharma talk offered on 17th January 2021, Sister Boi Nghiem (Sister True Pearl) teases apart the light and shadow constructs of ‘normality’. By looking deeply at the Vietnamese words, bình thường (normal), we can see the light elements of bình as peace (bình an), calm (bình tĩnh) or recovery (bình phục) and the
Hope In Action — Sr Chan Duc — Plum Village France
“For me, hope is right now. We can realize the virtue of hope by dwelling in the present moment.” In this talk, offered on the eve of New Year’s Day 2021, Sister Chân Đức shares about the path of True Love, with the four elements of lovingkindness, compassion, joy, and inclusiveness. This is a great
Taking Refuge in the Island within Ourselves — Plum Village France
This talk was offered on 3rd December 2020. Where can we go to be truly safe in the most difficult moments? Do we know how to come back to that safe place and dwell there whenever we need? In the “Discourse on Taking Refuge in Oneself”, the Buddha encouraged his students to “return to yourself
Community Life in Difficult Moments — Br Phap Bieu, Sr Hien Nghiem — Plum Village France
How can we be sovereign in our own life? How can we be free, & free from discrimination? Community life can be uncomfortable, and impossible to control: so why do we choose it? How can we help a loved one navigate the process of dying? How can community help? In this panel sharing from December
The face of Manas revealed: understanding a hidden aspect of our consciousness — Sr Tuệ Nghiêm — Plum Village France
Sister Tuệ Nghiêm offered a Live Dharma Talk on Sunday, 29 November, the second-to-last of our 3-month Autumn Rains Retreat, 2020.
The Four Pillars of Spiritual Life — Sr Dang Nghiem — Deer Park Monastery
This talk was given on the 12th of September, 2020 in Solidity Hamlet at Deer Park Monastery. You can support us by donating at https://plumvillage.org/support.