Dharma Land

Dharma Q+A with Venerable Chang Wu

        The night began with a question from a member of the audience asking, “What is suffering?” Chang Wu Fashi proceeds by asking back to the audience, “What do you think is suffering?” Someone from the audience mentions “marriage” as suffering.

Gilbert Gutierrez - San Francisco/Bay Area Dharma Talk

        This report is about the two day Introduction to Chan Retreat lead by Gilbert Gutierrez on March 3rd and 4th, 2007. This is the second Introduction to Chan retreat I have attended. However this is the first one where the leader spoke English.

One day retreat with Chi-Chern FaShi

        The day started off with the “Eight Form Moving Meditation” exercise, followed by two sitting meditations, with yoga exercise in between. Next was the meditation talk, followed by lunch (vegetarian of course).