Cuong Lu

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Cuong
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CUONG LU, Buddhist teacher, scholar, and writer, was born in Nha Trang, Vietnam, in 1968. He majored in East Asian studies at the University of Leiden, and in 1993 was ordained a monk at Plum Village in France under the guidance of Thich Nhat Hanh. In 2000, he was recognized as a teacher in the Lieu Quan line of the Linji School of Zen Buddhism. In 2009, Lu returned to lay life in the Netherlands, where, together with five colleagues, he stood at the birth of the Buddhist Spiritual Care Program within Holland's penitentiary system. In 2015, he received a master's degree in Buddhist Spiritual Care at Vrije University in Amsterdam. Lu is the founder of Mind Only School, in Gouda, South Holland, where he teaches Buddhist philosophy and psychology, specializing in Yogachara Buddhism combined with the Madhyamaka (Middle Way) School of Nagarjuna.

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A Love Letter to Those in Despair
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Pause, find connection, and choose peace rather than harm when you feel overwhelmed in the crashing ocean of life.
"You are the deep blue ocean, not the crashing wave. The tumultuous, confusing, and unbearable feelings that arise in life will never overtake your true essence and the peace you can find below the surface."

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Buddha in Jail

Restoring Lives, Finding Hope and Freedom
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A Buddhist teacher shares insights into the prisoners mindset, something with implications for us all, whether or not we are in a conventional jail

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