In this complex. exquisite essay Ming Zhen leads us through the fine workings of insight as if we are obliged to ascertain the same truths and joys of Archimedes discovery of measuring the cheap copper from gold. This essay requires concentration, effort and skill….all fine tools of the spiritual adept.
As a Dharma heir to Ming Zhen Shakya I feel it is imperative of me to share her work with others. Since she is no longer with us in body and mind making her unavailable to speak with you I thought it might be helpful to offer some comments on how to read and listen and sit under the golden waterfall of her offerings. This essay is a brief, very brief approach on one way to soak in Ming Zhen’s Dharma offering. May the Dharma bless you as it has me and many, many others.
Ming Zhen Shakya tells us of what to look for in our self….with her experience as a prison chaplain. This essay requires contemplation….using her skillful means to point the Way.
Many might well question, as some often do, the solitary life….a life that directs itself towards the heights of Nirvana….in a singular way….towards the emptiness of not needing anything in particular….
In a world that seems more complex, intricate and confusing, Yao Xiang Shakya offers the Way of simplicity in Nothing in Life Has Lines Around It…We Draw the Lines
Yin Ts’ao Shakya ‘Avalokiteshvara while practicing deeply with the Insight that Brings Us to the Other Shore, suddenly discovered that all of the five Skandhas are… Read More »I looked too hard for things that aren’t there
Yao Xiang Shakya helps us face the truth in a short piece on how to live knowing we are going to die in Don’t Lament Death, Watch Your Step.
We would like to share with our Sangha some pics of Yin Shan Shakya’s adorable children!
C’est a vivre en accord avec notre vrai nature que nous invite cette histoire Zen. Qian Xin et Yao Xin Shakya nous proposent aujourd’hui de regarder la rivière s’écouler aux côtés d’un saint-homme.