Spiritual life is a battlefield. Over time, the battle worsens for the serious spiritual adept – threats along the path […]
Author: Yao Xiang Shakya
Feeling antsy? Here’s the first of eight of Dogen’s last teaching; the Eight Awarenesses.
These teachings are for your sake. Trees and weeds, tables and doors expound and exalt the Dharma for your […]
Awakening before dawn, I cover my eyes and think of serving; giving little services throughout the day. I think of […]
There was a silence that came when the archer appeared. He was tall and straight and wore the robes […]
The Four Noble Truths I am pretty sure most of you have heard of the Buddha’s four noble truths […]
In Honor of My Teacher. OM NAMO GURU DEV NAMO I remember the bowing, lighting candles, unfolding the zagu […]
Lao Huo Shakya speaks to us about the truth of the body.
Don’t miss this short, sweet and strong truth.
Notice – Two Points. Please read PART 1 first, then come back and read this, PART 2. Thank you. 2. […]
Welcome Dear Friends. This piece may be longer than most of what ZATMA posts. But it is hot off […]
The film 1917 tells the story of two British soldiers in the trenches of France who are ordered by […]
Bleary Doubled 2020 by Fly This is often known as your source of refuge. It comes when you are […]