July 1, 2010. 85-minute dharma talk given by Thich Nhat Hanh in Lower Hamlet, Plum Village, Assembly of Stars Meditation Hall. The talk was given Vietnamese and is translated into English by Sr. Chan Khong. This is the second in a series on this sutra (Part I). Sutra Commentary is based on the Chinese Dhammapada, Sutra 36. In this talk we cover lines four through seven.
A few themes explored in the talk include:
- Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path
- The construction of your mind
This sutra is like a song, like a poem. Do not be caught by it.