What Are We Doing?

In today’s Dharma Talk, we ask the question “What is it we are doing?”

Huangbo’s Transmission of Mind – Parts 1 to 9

For there is nowhere that is outside the Buddha-Mind I invite you to join me in reading and reflecting on the teachings of Haungbo. This series will use either ” Zen Roots – The First Thousand Years “  by Red Pine or ” The Zen Teaching of Huang Po: On the Transmission of Mind “ translated by John Blofeld. If you are using the John Blofeld translation you will notice his use of the word ” Void ” as in ” it is […]

Huangbo -Transmission Of The Mind – Intro

Dear Friends, Welcome to the New Year and our study series on the Teachings of Huangbo. The text we will be exploring is a record of a series of talks given by Huangbo in the fall of 842. The talks were recorded by an official named Pei Xiu. There are two translations that you may use for our study series. The first is The Zen Teaching Of Huang Po On The Transmission Of Mind by John Blofeld. The second can be […]

Walking in Buddha's Footsteps

Leting go is freedom

Letting go is walking in the footsteps of Buddha. Let it be what it is, letting go is letting go of a diluted view.

Exploring The Transmission of Mind with Huangbo

Good Friends, In the New Year, I will share a series of posts on the ‘Transmission of Mind’ by Master Huangbo (Similar to the series we did in August of the ‘Platform Sutra of Hui-neng‘). This series will primarily use the Book ‘Zen Roots – The First Thousand Years‘  by Red Pine as its main study text (There is a link to purchase the book on the website). Another good translation is ‘The Zen Teaching of Huang Po: On the […]


The Perfection of Patience

The Diamond Sutra teaches us about right understanding, right action, and the perfection of patience.