July 30, 2014

Writings by Fa Lian of Greece

 

Master Hsu Yun's Teachings (1)

by Fa Lian Shakya

Published Jan 04, 2009

Master Hsu Yun's Teachings (1)

The words of Master Hsu Yun, with illustrations by Rev. Fa Lian Shakya Hsu Yun's Chan Teachings (1) Read more

Master Hsu Yun's Teachings (2)

by Fa Lian Shakya

Published Feb 03, 2009

Master Hsu Yun's Teachings (2)

The words of Master Hsu Yun, with illustrations by Rev. Fa Lian Shakya Master Hsu Yun's Teachings (2)   Read more

Master Hsu Yun's Teachings (3)

by Fa Lian Shakya

Published Mar 04, 2009

Master Hsu Yun's Teachings (3)

The words of Master Hsu Yun, with illustrations by Rev. Fa Lian Shakya Hsu Yun's Teachings (3): The Hua Tou Read more

Master Hsu Yun's Teachings (4)

by Fa Lian Shakya

Published Apr 28, 2009

Master Hsu Yun's Teachings (4)

The concepts of Master Hsu Yun, with illustrations by Rev. Fa Lian Shakya The Teachings of Hsu Yun (4)   Read more

Master Hsu Yun's Teachings (5)

by Fa Lian Shakya

Published May 05, 2009

Master Hsu Yun's Teachings (5)

The Teachings of Hsu Yun (5) Read more

Love Forever

by Fa Lian Shakya

Published Jan 04, 2010

Love Forever

The seeds of love glow everywhere and in all things. Love is the eternal movement that from darkness brings all beings to the light, to the Supreme, to Sublimation. Love mysteriously penetrates and expands its immensity in harmony everywhere in the universe from atoms to stars and hoist up our... Read more

Penetrating Emptiness: Ta panta rei

by Fa Lian Shakya

Published Feb 03, 2010

Penetrating Emptiness: Ta panta rei

Plato wrote that when we're able to negate both being and non-being, we discover absolute nothingness, and that within that absolute nothingness we discover the absolute present - which is itself the Ultimate Reality. No such understanding can come without a mystic's eye. Shunyata, Emptiness, Void, Oneness, Suchness, Buddha Mind, Nirvana,... Read more

Poetic Images

by Fa Lian Shakya

Published Apr 20, 2010

Poetic Images

Attachment to things means suffering. Beings are so tied up they can’t move so end up being part of those things they make. The ego always finds reasons to hang onto someone or something. Things are tough and sharp in this world and hurt the purity of one's soul endlessly... Read more

Commentary on Rev. Chuan Zhi's "Bring on the Sun!"

by Fa Lian of Greece

Published Dec 23, 2010

Commentary on Rev. Chuan Zhi's "Bring on the Sun!"

The need to believe, as the Buddha said, is the primordial condition to walk the Path. Spiritual transition stages are very explicitly analyzed by Abbot Chuan Zhi in his essay Forward Motion: Bring on the Sun! It gives a clear outlook and conceptual understanding of the several differences and difficulties each one... Read more

A Woman's Work

by Fa Lian Shakya

Published Mar 14, 2012

A Woman's Work

Seeing things as they are Awareness opened one of the Dharma doors with a new way of seeing things. She started to understand more and more, then realized that all was neti! neti! Starring at all things, she saw through all forms the emptiness that beheld the whole. What is... Read more