Dear Friends

Just in time for the holidays we have an opportunity to look deeply at Right Speech. The materials prepared for this talk are very useful and insightful. You can find them here:  Thich Phap Ho shares about ways to make our speech loving, kind, and using speech that grows our community in a harmonious direction.  Sister Quynh Nghiem shares about the important practice of Noble Silence.  We are sorry it took extra time to post this weeks class, we had a bit of technical difficulty but due to the great commitment of our dedicated dharma teacher Phap Ho, he has ensured that this class could manifest and we are very grateful.

Please enjoy this deep and timely class.

Direct download: Class_4_complete_file.mp3
Category:Class, Moment by Moment -- posted at: 12:04am CST

Today we offer a very useful and moving dharma talk given here at Deer Park Monastery by Brother Phap Dang, in which he speaks about depression and dark states of the mind, and the mind’s obsessions that can lead to these dark places.  We know it will bring benefits to many people.


Direct download: 13-11-11._Br_Phap_Dang-ENG-finished-podcast.mp3
Category:dharma talks -- posted at: 12:46pm CST

Dear Friends:  Tonights podcast includes three amazing gifts--

00-8:00 a sitting meditation (there is a little additional resonance that makes the bells very long around minute 7:00)

8:00    Intro to the class

13:00   A beautiful song offering, Can't Stop Love,  by Washuntara (

18:00   The teaching by Thich Phap Hai on Right Thinking/ Right Intention.  

Enjoy this amazing offering.

Direct download: Class_3.mp3
Category:Class, Moment by Moment -- posted at: 11:25pm CST

Dear Dharmacast Family:

We hope you are having a wonderful winter (or summer depending on where you are) and are enjoying the fruits of your practice. We continue with the Moment to Moment exploration with today's class on Right View.  The handout can be found at and it is highly encouraged that you download and review this.  It provides much wonderful information and insightful suggested practice ideas and reflection questions that can be put to very beneficial use by an individual or a sangha.  We learn from Sr. Bich Nghiem how to bring the joy of practice into our daily life.  She also offers a reminder that, at their base, all views are wrong views (having only one point of viewing) but that, through practice, the quality of our views can always be improved. 


Direct download: 11120404.mp3
Category:Class, Moment by Moment -- posted at: 9:16pm CST



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