True Love Is Made Of Understanding

My teacher, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, is constantly reinforcing the experience that true love is make of understanding. This teaching is simple and profound. If we don’t understand our beloved, how can there be true love? We must develop the willingness and capacity to understand the person we love. True love requires us to […]

We All Have Everything We Need

In this video, Pema Chodron tells Oprah that we all have everything we need. This is reminiscent of what Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh says, We are already blessed with everything we need to be happy there is no need to run, strive or struggle. Pema says, We already have everything we need. There is […]

Oprah Thinks Transcendental Meditation Practices are Amazing

I’ve been watching Oprah talk about TM (Transcendental Meditation) on her OWN TV network and Oprah thinks Transcendental Meditation Practices are Amazing! She was in Fairfield, a small town in Iowa. The women Transcendental Meditation practices take place in a large dome. The evening practices start precisely at 5:00 PM and a minimum of four […]

Oprah Interviewed Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

I was so excited when I was notified that Oprah interviewed Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in 2010 on Since about 1985 or so, I have been doing meditation practices in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. We lovingly call him Thay.  My understanding is that this means something like “honorable teacher”. The interview […]