Asheville Sangha

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December 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Awareness of Suffering

Awareness of Suffering

Some of you may be aware that Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh suffered a serious stroke recently. He remains in a coma, still breathing on his own. He has dedicated his life to spreading the Buddha's teaching of compassion and love to relieve human suffering. His…


Added by Roger Hawkins on December 28, 2014 at 7:28am — No Comments

The Spirit ... In ... the Season

The most remarkable and poignant dimension of this season is our capacity to halt .... to stop ... and tune-in to a universal spirit of Love that connects us all. An inclusive, ever present Love that is the core inSight of every religion and spiritual instinct. We demonstrate consistent capacity each year to cease-fire from warfare and unite in a common cause of peace and good will.

There is, at minimum, one day out of 365 where a majority of humans contemplate and seek to connect… Continue

Added by Catherine on December 20, 2014 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Life's Invitation

Life is constantly inviting you to explore and rediscover your True Nature.  She is sending messages in every moment, regardless of what form it takes, inviting us home.  Attention. Here. Now, she says compassionately with every breeze, every step, every encounter. "Notice the Beauty of Simply Being," she says, knowing full well that it's impossible for people to do, until it isn't.  We're so immersed in the waves of the ocean that we can't see the sea.

When we realize we are being…

Added by Trey Carland on December 4, 2014 at 2:40am — 1 Comment

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