The Seeds of Enlightenment

Mind-to-Mind Transmission Abbot Will Rauschenberger reads from the “Zen Teachings of Emptiness” by his Root Teacher, Zen Master Gosung Shin.

The Hsin Hsin Ming

The Hsin Hsin Ming, the classic poem by the Third Patriarch of Zen, Seng T’san, read by Will Rauschenberger. Seng T’san was the third Chinese patriarch of Zen. The poem attributed to him, the “Hsin Hsin Ming” (lit. “Trust Mind Inscription), is one of the earliest and most influential Zen writings, blending together Buddhist and Taoist teachings. —Translated by Hae Kwang

Sitting on your ass doing nothing

Appreciate the uniqueness of your own life, you cannot be someone else, that’s a fool’s errand. Get to know who you are, that is the path to awakening.