The Woods (#1)
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As our second offering to our new Tales from the Sangha section, Ming Zhen Shakya, writing as Anthony Wolff (her father’s name) presents THE WOODS, a detective story that involves characters introduced in her 15 novellas series, Zen and the Art of Investigation.

The Party (#2)
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The second installment of “The Party” is here! Enjoy!

The Party (#1)
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We’re privileged to offer Yin Ts’ao Shakya’s The Party as our lead-off piece to the new “Tales” section. Yin Ts’ao, in his own inimitable way, has personalized man’s essential conflict with the material world and all its spurious values. His setting is the home of newlyweds and his instrument of rejection is alcohol and maybe a few drugs. Welcome to the first installments of The Party.

“Tales from the Sangha” section is here!
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Stories can be a mean to teach or amuse, to enlighten or to make other laugh. In our new section “Tales from the Sangha” we have the pleasure to present fiction series for our readers.

Recovering from a Vacation
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Vacations, as everyone knows, get us away from pressure. Abbot John discovers another use for duct tape as he flies blissfully high above pressure in “Recovering from a vacation”

Welcome aboard!!!
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The Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun is privileged to announce the election of our new abbot, Yao Sheng Shakya of Buenos Aires, Argentina !!!

New section! Tales from our Sangha
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Next Friday, April 10th… we are inaugurating a new section called “Tales from our Sangha” where complete or serialized works of fiction written by sangha members will be displayed. Don’t miss the chance to visit us!!!

Global warming? More inconvenient baloney
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What is the cure for worrying about record snowfall in New England? Try visualizing the Southwest as the Global Warmers see it: In GLOBAL WARMING; MORE INCONVENIENT BALONEY Ming Zhen Shakya looks at some of the recent “diversions” that Global Warming entrepreneurs offer in response to unexpected Polar Vortices.

L’Altro e l’Oltre
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Viaggio nella Pittura del Sacerdote Francescano Fra Sidival Fila, girato sul Palatino di Roma da Massimiliano Milesi (Fa Geng Shakya) tra Ottobre 2014 e Gennaio 2015

ZBOHY elects Argentine Abbot! Letters To The New Abbot
Our new Abbot: Yao Sheng Shakya

Shi Yao Sheng of Buenos Aires has been elected to ZBOHY’s top position. He brings the Dharma to thousands of Spanish speaking visitors to our ZATMA website. In Letters To The New Abbot various members of the Order officially welcome him to his new post.

Surrender to Retirement
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Abbot John can see things more clearly now that he’s blinded by the glare of reality.

Eating God: The Universal Principle of Conversion
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For all those doubters, Yao Xiang Shakya speaks about the essentials of spiritual conversion in Eating God: The Universal Principle of Conversion.

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