Master Sheng-Yen

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Incomparable You

Ch’an Master Sheng Yen comments on two lines of the beloved sixth-century poem the Hsin Hsin Ming, or “Faith in Mind,” by the third Zen patriarch, Seng Ts’an.

By Master Sheng-Yen
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Being Natural

Let it go and be spontaneous, Experience no going or staying. Accord with your nature, unite with the Way, Wander at ease, without vexation. The most important thing in practice is to be natural and spontaneous. Being natural does not mean neglecting everything. It requires careful attention. In meditation, you should sit in a natural […]

By Master Sheng-Yen
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