Pastoral voices

Pastoral voices

Samudaya

I once heard a talk by Ajahn Brahmavamso, and he said that even without having to learn the technique, we do the meditation of the second

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A Taste of Zen

It is said that there are nearly 1,700 kung-an (Japanese: koan) that Zen masters used.  In Zen, practitioners use kung-an as subjects for meditation until

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Let Go!

Once a man came to see the Buddha. He brought with him two beautiful bouquets of flowers. When the Buddha saw him, he said, “Let

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Bring Happiness Home

A man went to his colleague’s home for dinner.  At the door, there was a big sign saying: Take off your troubles.Put on a Smiling

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The Moon of Clear Mind

“How can I get beyond just verbalizing the question, “What am I?” a student asked the Zen Master Seung Sahn Soen-sa. Soen-sa answered, “You want

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