Winter 2018 – Holiday Message from Old Earth Wisdom Duty: assuming all tasks can betray arrogance. The idea […]
The field of boundless emptiness (unconditioned love) is what exists from the very beginning. You must purify, cure, grind down, […]
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Don’t forget the FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS….a monk in training reminds us of the power of these teachings.
Some time ago I heard this story….told by a Buddhist teacher. She with several others went on a trip to […]
It’s never too late!
Please SCROLL DOWN to the BOTTOM of the Page ____ ZATMA offers something new for those who’d like to stay in […]
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 Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun will now begin to offer FREE E-Books. This e-book, WORK: Karma Yoga is a must read and it was written by our dear master, Ming Zhen Shakya. In offering this E-Book, we hope that it is beneficial to your spiritual path.
“Detachment and Selling Heaven” is a memorable essay by Ming Zhen Shakya….it resounds on many levels like the sound of a gong being struck. Her exquisite understanding of the Irish tenor who is seemlingly forever drowning himself in sentiment, leaving many to go the grave soaking wet and her brilliant understanding of the attachment involved and the well-placed observance of the poems, especially McCormack’s, The Portrait.
Well worth the read!
There is so much to do every day….how do you sort out what is important for your spiritual practice. If you have ever wondered what is important in Zen practice Fashi Yao Xin Shakya gives a bright answer to those who want to know.