Jake Mason

Yao Xiang Shakya is pleased to introduce Jake Mason, a New Singer/songwriter.

And her Nephew’s son! But seriously, check him out…His debut release comes out in September…


Jake Mason


15 y/o singer/songwriter, Jake Mason, was born in Long Island, NY

and started to sing, dance, and write his own songs at an early age.  

His influences are Michael Jackson, J. Moss, Smokie Norful, Stevie Wonder,

Justin Bieber, and Usher.  

Dharma sprouts

Dear friends,


We wanted to share with you some beautiful pics of Hermela and Yonah, Yin Shan Shakya’s adorable children… and congratule their father, for these lovely Dharma sprouts!





Queridos amigos,


Queríamos compartir con Ustedes algunas bellas fotografías de los hijos de Yin Shan Shakya: Hermela y Yonah… y felicitar a su padre por estos encantadores brotes del Dharma!


¡Que las disfruten!



Yonah and his father (Yin Shan Shakya)


Hermela and Yonah

From Lousiana, with love

Abbot Ken and Victoria, being guarded by their loyal friend, Begonia, while they are having some well-deserved rest.image3


The sunny couple under the beautiful Sun of Lousiana….



Thank you both for sharing these happy moments with us! We hope you continue being our correspondents from The Pelican State!