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We are all Refugees in Lions Roar Magazine, Oct 30, 2018

  We Are All Refugees BY TAIGEN DAN LEIGHTON| OCTOBER 30, 2018 Zen teacher Taigen Dan Leighton attended the Tree of Life synagogue while growing up in Pittsburgh. He reflects on how all of us, near and far, are connected to the tragedy. Buddhist monks pay respects at...

Full Moon Bodhisattva Ceremony

FULL MOON BODHISATTVA CEREMONY OCTOBER 24 @ 7:45 PM - 8:45 PM Traditional monthly repentance ceremony with melodic chanting invoking buddhas and bodhisattvas, led by Ancient Dragon Zen priests. Co-sponsored by Ancient Dragon Zen Gate and HealthKick Kung...

Heart of Great Perfect Wisdom Sutra

Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva, when deeply practicing prajna paramita, clearly saw that all * five skandhas are empty and thus relieved all suffering. Shariputra, form does not differ from emptiness, emptiness does not differ from form. Form itself is emptiness,...

MAKA HANNYA HARAMITTA SHIN GYO

KAN JI ZAI BO SATSU GYO JIN HAN NYA HA RA MI TA JI SHO KEN GO ON KAI KU DO IS SAI KU YAKU SHA RI SHI SHIKI FU I KU KU FU I SHIKI SHIKI SOKU ZE KU KU SOKU ZE SHIKI JU SO GYO SHIKI YAKU BU NYO ZE SHA RI SHI ZE SHO HO KU SO FU SHO FU METSU FU KU FU JO FU ZO FU GEN ZE KO...

Hymn to the Perfection of Wisdom

Homage to the Perfection of Wisdom, the lovely, the holy. The Perfection of Wisdom gives light. Unstained, the entire world cannot stain her. She is the source of light, and from everyone in the triple world she removes darkness. Most excellent are her works. She...

METTA SUTTA

This is what should be accomplished by the one who is wise, who seeks the good and has obtained peace: Let one be strenuous, upright and sincere, without pride, easily contented and joyous. Let one not be submerged by the things of the world. Let one not take upon...

Inconceivable Life Span of the Buddha

Lotus Sutra, chapter, 16 Since I attained buddhahood, The number of kalpas that have passed Is incalculable hundreds, thousands, myriads, And billions of long aeons. Constantly I have voiced the Dharma, teaching Countless millions living beings, So that they entered...