Please SCROLL DOWN to the BOTTOM of the Page ____ ZATMA offers something new for those who’d like to stay in […]
Author: Yao Xiang Shakya
This draft attempts to describe some of my strongest tendencies and activities primarily during my adult life. This initial effort […]
And now if any be ignorant, let him be ignorant. I know not what more to say and not […]
This biography is about an ordinary woman. A householder. Married. Children. Work. Aging. Illness. And all the ordinary things of life….except in the middle of it all, she looked for Truth….something universal, bigger than material interests….in this short bio you see her perseverence and determination to keep going, keep looking. It is inspiring as it is ordinary. Well worth the read. A wonderful reminder….begin and continue.
I felt an overwhelming sense of power – like God must feel when he’s carrying a gun.” — H. […]
This short essay is for the wobbly spiritual seeker. The one who finds himself repeating again and again the […]
Nienfo Chan/Nembutsu Zen is the most common practice taught in China to enter the gateless gate of Zen. It consists […]
This is an ancient method used in Chan practice. It is a question asked over and over again […]
The Order of Hsu Yun and Dharma Winds Zen Sangha / Zen Order of HsuYun are delighted to announce the ordination of ShenHai and ShenYin, Deep Ocean and Profound Seal. They have received Novice Chan / Zen Priest Ordination in the Linji / Yunmen Z in Lineage of the Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun, ZBOHY-ZATMA.
Our late Ming Zhen calls out to the busy among us to come back to Zen as she cautions us with Newton’s third law….for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. It is sobering to realize this law applies to our daily life, especially in speech. But in all actions we are subject to the reaction of our actions….to what degree? Equal and opposite.
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Get Out! Get Out! by Fashi Lao Yue is a continuation of looking at karma yoga and what it means for the Zen adept. In this short essay there is a clarification of a teacher’s message, Get Out! Get Out! which is strong medicine….strong clarifying medicine indeed!!!!