As a Dharma heir to Ming Zhen Shakya I feel it is imperative of me to share her work with others. Since she is no longer with us in body and mind making her unavailable to speak with you I thought it might be helpful to offer some comments on how to read and listen and sit under the golden waterfall of her offerings. This essay is a brief, very brief approach on one way to soak in Ming Zhen’s Dharma offering. May the Dharma bless you as it has me and many, many others.
Ming Zhen Shakya tells us of what to look for in our self….with her experience as a prison chaplain. This essay requires contemplation….using her skillful means to point the Way.
Yao Xiang Shakya There are preliminaries or what might be called the first rounds of being alive where we learn different identities […]
Many might well question, as some often do, the solitary life….a life that directs itself towards the heights of Nirvana….in a singular way….towards the emptiness of not needing anything in particular….
In a world that seems more complex, intricate and confusing, Yao Xiang Shakya offers the Way of simplicity in Nothing in Life Has Lines Around It…We Draw the Lines
Yin Ts’ao Shakya ‘Avalokiteshvara while practicing deeply with the Insight that Brings Us to the Other Shore, suddenly discovered that all […]
Yao Xiang Shakya helps us face the truth in a short piece on how to live knowing we are going to die in Don’t Lament Death, Watch Your Step.
We would like to share with our Sangha some pics of Yin Shan Shakya’s adorable children!
With great regret we announce that our fellow Sangha Member, Rev. Yao Feng Shakya has passed away. Yao Feng […]
If the truth were known, Greed would rank highest of human sin. Greed is not mere covertness, it is a disease of the mind. In the last installment of The Crossword Puzzle, Ming Zhen Shakya shows how easily a confused person can fall under its spell.
You’re going to lose. How are you going to lose? Can you preserve your dignity?
“Evil to him who evil thinks” is, considering the Lex Talons, the guiding motto of the seeker of enlightenment. In Part 6 of The Crossword Puzzle, A Touch of Jail, Ming Zhen Shakya reveals Nola’s enduring principle.