What use is a meditative practice that does not translate into our daily lives?
Zen Mind is everyday mind. It is nothing special, imported, given or received and functions whether we practice Zen or not. It is from a perspective of ignorance and delusion that affliction enters our lives, fueling the cycle of rebirth. Why wait until you are dead...
Buddhism is not Foreign to Western Mind
Sanskrit, the language of Buddhist Teaching, is an “Indo-European” language spoken over six thousand years ago by the Aryan people who came from the north into India through what is now Afghanistan This language is of the same root language as those of Europe,...
Master Laughing Cloud
Master Laughing Cloud (P.F. Martin) is a lay Dhyana Buddhist Master and author of “Taking The Buddha’s Teaching” .
From the very beginning, he made it his good fortune to be born into a painfully troubled family.
Taking The Buddha’s Teaching
“Taking The Buddha’s Teaching” is an autobiographical account of a life journey along the Path of Buddhist Realization.
For anyone seriously yearning liberation from affliction, this book illuminates the truth that, no matter what obstacles are encountered, Dhyana Practice is Enlightenment.