November 22, 2014

Essays by Fa Xing (Hadashi Sharishi)

 

Prison Dharma

by Fa Xing Shakya

Published Jul 19, 2011

Prison Dharma

Introduction  by Chuan Zhi As Zen grows in popularity in the United States and other occidental countries, there are growing demands for its representatives to provide for the needs of those Zen enthusiasts incarcerated in prisons.  Only a couple of decades ago it was virtually unheard of for Zen clergy to... Read more

So Simple, A Child Could Do It . . .

by Fa Xing (Hadashi Sharishi)

Published Sep 13, 2010

So Simple, A Child Could Do It . . .

A Zen Buddhist's perspective on the five precepts.   I don't remember much about the fifth grade.  Oh, I remember a few faces, what the school looked like, and other such inane details, but I don't remember specifically what I learned that year.  All of my elementary school years kind of blend... Read more