Posts tagged ‘gratitude’

Jun 14 07

The “Nature” of Cancer

by Anne Rudloe JDPSN

My eyes blinked open as consciousness returned after the colonoscopy. Before I could say anything, the doctor leaned over my shoulder and said in an urgent voice, You have cancer!

Geez, what kind of a bedside manner is that? I

Jun 1 99

Plenty of Nothing

by Zen Master Wu Kwang

Opening speech at Buddha’s Enlightenment Day ceremony, Providence Zen Center, December 5, 1998.


Once a student, while in a particular mind set, said to me, “If I hear one more talk about Buddha’s enlightenment, I think I’ll scream.” This …

Dec 1 90

Earth, Air, Fire and Water Repaying the universe

by Zen Master Seung Sahn

Earth, Air, Fire and Water
Repaying the universe

In 1986, I visited Swami Satchidananda’s yoga ashram in West Virginia for the opening ceremony of the Lotus Shrine, a beautiful ecumenical pavilion. They had a dedication ceremony and had invited many…Read More...
Jun 6 88

Dharma Talk with Zen Master Dae Gak at Providence Zen Center Yong Maeng Jong Jin

by Zen Master Soeng Hyang