Dharma Audio

Desires vs Vows – Finding our direction in Life

  • Speaker: Ven. Chang-wen Fashi
  • Date: November 7, 2010
  • Length: [01:14m]
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Haunted Minds and Hungry Ghosts

  • Speaker: Lindley Hanlon
  • Date: October 31, 2010
  • Length: [01:05m]
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Knowing Not Knowing

  • Speaker: David Slaymaker, PhD
  • Date: September 26, 2010
  • Length: [01:40m]

In Chan, we are told to “Let go” yet “Pay attention,” “Don’t attach to wandering thoughts” yet “Know clearly what arises in your mind.” How do we maintain clarity without attaching to characteristics? It is easier said than done.

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The “Three No’s” of the Platform Sutra

  • Speaker: Ven. Chang Wen Fashi
  • Date: May 23, 2010
  • Length: [01:40m]

Do Chan teachings tell us to not think or use our intelligence? Does “No-thought” mean that we shouldn’t have thoughts? Does practicing Chan make us mentally slow and unresponsive? In this Dharma talk, we’ll address these misconceptions, and elaborate on the meaning of these three “No’s” and how to use them in daily life.

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Going Green with Chan Practice

  • Speaker: Ven. Guo Xing Fashi
  • Date: October 3, 2010
  • Length: [01:40m]

We will discuss how to integrate green-living in our lives by applying the concepts and methods of Chan practice.

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