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On the meaning of “Sangha”
Reverend Marvin Harada

This month I would like to share excerpts from a wonderful essay by Thich Nhat Hanh, the renowned Vietnamese Buddhist master and author of numerous books on Buddhism, on the meaning of “Sangha.”

The practice of Sangha

A Sangha is a community of friends practicing the dharma together in order to bring about and to maintain awareness.  The essence of a sangha is awareness, understanding, acceptance, harmony and love.