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 […]
Bleary Doubled 2020 by Fly This is often known as your source of refuge. It comes when you are […]
As 2019 comes to an end, let’s take some time to consider all the attachments we have nourished, […]
It seems fitting that during the week the President of the United States was impeached by the House of representatives, that we return to Ming Zhen’s essay on The Habit of Seeking Truth. A few read throughs might enliven you to several periods of self-examination on what your personal duty is right in the middle of the life you live. It’s my hope, anyway. Enjoy!
This image reminded me that I have been a seeker since I was a young girl. My seeking ties me to all humans who yearn to be set free of their human bondage, to be released from sorrow and alienation, to be united with wisdom, safety and divine care. As we begin to emerge from the fog of the human pursuit of happiness, we re-member this core impulse. Then we begin to trust that our impulse to seek the divine is leading us somewhere. We realize it can be leaned on, the energy of our yearning like fuel for our engine of transformation.
Thoughts, when used to stop the monsters in the mind, are worth their weight in gold. Otherwise – monsters often come disguised as thoughts, images, imaginations, and all sorts of foul play. Fashi Lao Yue offers some practices to break free from our loyalty to these monsters.
Below is a link that I wholeheartedly recommend watching; especially for advanced students. It is both brilliant in its execution […]
Do Not Let the Manifestations of the Material World Obscure the Truth of Being It is ridiculous to be sucked […]