The heart of Buddhist practice is cultivating the capacity of turning towards our embodied experience and uncovering the wisdom within. In this talk, Br Phap Hai a senior monastic disciple of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh will share reflections and practices of coming home to what is.
Brother Phap Hai is a senior monastic student of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. He was ordained in 1997 and formally authorised to teach by Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh in January 2003. Originally from Australia, he is an active meditation teacher who leads retreats, days of mindfulness, workshops and talks throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, South America and Asia.
Brother Phap Hai has the ability to offer a charming blend of ancient wisdom, Dharma scholarship and contemporary applications, sharing deep teachings in a warm, accessible and humorous manner. In addition to numerous online teachings and classes, his first book, Nothing to It: Ten Ways to Be at Home with Yourself, was published by Parallax Press and is available everywhere.
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