WORK: KARMA YOGA by Ming Zhen Shakya
Essays by Ming Zhen Shakya
It certainly sounds bizarre: the ritual consumption of food or drink that symbolizes or transmutes into the body and blood of a god. Atheists… Read More »Time to Resurrect This Teaching on Love by Ming Zhen Shakya
As a tribute to our teacher, Ming Zhen Shakya I will post her work throughout the month of November. November 19th marks the 5th anniversary… Read More »November – In Memory of Ming Zhen Shakya
Shakespeare gives us a fine image of good intentions gone awry: to his own detriment, a fellow so eagerly tries to mount a horse… Read More » A Nobel Prize, Lunar Communion, The Beatitudes and a Song of David
This piece, although written in 2003, is quite up-to-date on what happens when protests become terror and when breaking the rules of law and order enter as trickery and outrageous. Our dear teacher, the late Ming Zhen uplifts us to remember the more things change the more they remain the same…to some degree or another. It’s worth reading!
Homage to Ming Zhen Shakya, our founder and late beloved teacher.
Om namo guru dev namo.
Welcome to this wonderful, iconic essay of our late teacher Ming Zhen Shakya. Many may know this article was published on the Chinese Buddhist website… Read More »A Religion Called Zen Buddhism by Ming Zhen Shakya
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!
I had never heard the entire poem. I had heard only the opening line which Fa Shi (Gisho Senderovich) had recited in the course of… Read More »ON FA SHI’S “I’VE COME TO SEE THE PIGEONS RIDE”by Ming Zhen Shakya