Suffering, Joy, and Thich Nhat Hanh

in: Dharma Topics
Discussion Date: Thu, Apr 02, 2020

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Dear Still Water Friends,

Thay’s (Thich Nhat Hanh’s) teachings on suffering and joy seem especially relevant now, as  the covid-19 virus, and the efforts to “flatten the curve” bring dislocation and hardships into all our lives, and stories of individual and collective anguish fill the news media and our minds. Thay begins his book, Being Peace, with encouragement not to be pulled under by our difficulties:

Life is filled with suffering, but it is also filled with many wonders, like the blue sky, the sunshine, the eyes of a baby. To suffer is... Continued

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