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You Are Already Enlightened Thursday, November 8, 2012 At 10:19PMGuo Gu, a longtime student of the late Master Sheng Yen, presents an experiential look at the Chan practice of silent illumination.Silent illumination is a Buddhist practice that can be traced back not only to Huineng (638–713),
Commentary: Newtown and the Three PoisonsThursday, February 14, 2013 At 4:01PMEXERPTED FROM THE SPRING 2013 ISSUE OF BUDDHADHARMA: THE PRACTITIONER'S QUARTERLYby Guo GuMy teacher, the late Master Sheng Yen, once said some­thing very simple, but which requires a lifetime of practice to actualize. I
Venerable Changwen is a western monastic disciple of Chan Master Sheng Yen. Formerly known as David Kabacinsky, he was ordained as a novice in 2004, received his monastic education at Dharma Drum Sangha University in Taiwan, and received full ordination in 2006. He currently serves as Director of
Some personal notes by a Chan Catholic on discovering DDMBA NJby Gregory J. MillmanI began to meditate at DDMBA NJ in February 2016, a few months after suffering what physicians euphemistically described as “a life-changing experience”. Like most euphemisms, that phrase is vague and conceals more

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