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ALCHEMICAL DETACHMENT AND INTEGRATION  Part 2  by Ming Zhen Shakya

ALCHEMICAL DETACHMENT AND INTEGRATION  Part 2  by Ming Zhen Shakya

  And now if any be ignorant, let him be ignorant. I know not what more to say and not transgress the Silence of Pythagoras.” – Sir Isaac Newton, Alchemical manuscript, The Regimen (MSS 1032B RB NMAH, Smithsonian Inst.)   Spiritual Alchemists never attempted to cut God down to size and turn him into a lawman […]

Introduction to Nienfo/Nembutsu Zen by Fashi Yao Xin Shakya

Introduction to Nienfo/Nembutsu Zen by Fashi Yao Xin Shakya

  Nienfo Chan/Nembutsu Zen is the most common practice taught in China to enter the gateless gate of Zen. It consists “simply” in the recitation of a sacred or symbolic name, such as the name of a Buddha or a mantra. Such a practice is a popular form of devotion for simple and helpless people […]

Work: Karma Yoga by Ming Zhen Shakya

Work: Karma Yoga by Ming Zhen Shakya

  FREE E-BOOK Work Karma Yoga by Ming Zhen    

NEWS

NEWS

News    We are continuously reminded that everything comes to awaken us as everything continues to change. My dear Old Sun, Ming Zhen died, the Order of Hsu Yun changed structure, I received the robe and mantle of a Chan Master (法式 Fàshì Old Moon), and became co-prior of The Order of Hsu Yun, A Ch’an […]

Welcome Our New Dharma Teacher, Lao Di Zhi Shakya

Welcome Our New Dharma Teacher, Lao Di Zhi Shakya

Lao Di Zhi Shakya The Order of Hsu Yun and A Single Thread Contemplative Order of Hsu Yun are delighted to announce the ordination of Lao Di Zhi Shakya, Old Earth Wisdom She received full Zen priest ordination as a Dharma Teacher in the Linji/Yunmen Zen Lineage of the Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun, […]

Our Connection with Dharma Wind Sangha in Belgium

Our Connection with Dharma Wind Sangha in Belgium

    Dharma Wind Zen Sangha Our brother and Reverend Master Yao Xin Shakya are happy to announce a link between A Single Thread and Dharma Wind Zen Sangha. For those interested Reverend Master Yao Xin offers days of practice online, articles and meets in France every year with his Sangha members to celebrate the […]

Spring Practice

Spring Practice

The Wheel of Birth & Death   The Wheel of Birth & Death Wandering in Suffering Re-Lent 2017 Sunday Afternoons – 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 1611 Brummel/Backyard Zendo Room for 15 participants Accessable Contact:  Marilyn Fischbach, marilyn.fischbach@gmail.com This is an offering of to study the Buddhist Wheel of Death and Birth/Wheel of Suffering. This study will […]

A Monk Goes to a Chan Master

A Monk Goes to a Chan Master

Links Here is the first of what might be more teachings to contemplate. And…it is a place where you may leave a comment. A Monk Goes to a Chan Master

Householder’s Self-Awareness

Householder’s Self-Awareness

Householders…Need a Spiritual Uplift? Download the FREE pep talk for spiritual seekers living alone or with others. Householder Self-Awareness

Hermit Wisdom — E-Book

Hermit Wisdom — E-Book

A New eBook – Just click on the Hermit Wisdom link below.   Hermit Wisdom The book is a series of prayerful meditations. Please feel free to download it for your practice. It is sure to have flaws in it…and yet, it still has wisdom. Editor’s Choice… Nothing Is Perfect, Everything Is Just Right I […]

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