THE MARCH 18, 2019BY YAOXINSHAKYA IN ACTIVITIES / NEWS We are very interested in the Chan: Da Shi ChuanSheng, Steven Baugh, was a wonderful master with several lives: kung-fu… Read More »DaShi ChuanSheng Entered Emptiness by Fashi Yao Xin Shakya
Fashi Lao Yue asks us to look at the Second Rank of Zen as another step in ending our misery. It begins with a quote and ends with a chant – it resounds the two teachings of Zen. Begin and continue – don’t give up. The Dharma Gates are gateless and ever-present – ready for everyone to enter.
The first rank in zen is to see the relative in the absolute – we call it change. When things are going the way we want – we can see change as the relative in the absolute. But anytime all h*ll breaks loose in our life – when things don’t go our way – we go wild with suffering. BUT – Buddha tells us there is an end to suffering – You may ask – where is it? And how do I find it? Fashi Lao Yue suggests you take a look here.