Ven Guojun, Master Shengyen's youngest dharma heir, will be giving a free 2-hr public talk on Chan Buddhism on November 7th, 2012, 7pm-9pm, at Manhattan's New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Auditorium, on Broadway and between 61st and 62nd St.
After receiving Dharma transmission (伝法) and verification of attainment (印可) from Master Shengyen in the Linji (临济) and Caodong (曹洞) traditions in 2005, Ven Guo Jun served as the Abbot of Dharma Drum Retreat Center (Pine Bush, NY) for 3 years.
In 2009, Ven Guo Jun also received transmission and obtained verification in the Xianshou (贤首, also known as Huayan 華嚴 or Avatamsaka) and Ci-en (慈恩, Xuanzang's transmission of Chinese Yogacara) lineages of Chinese Buddhism from Master Qinyin of Fuhui Monastery (Taipei, Taiwan).
For more info, please go to http://www.cbcausa.org/event/heartofchan.htmlVenue:
1871 Broadway, New York, NY 10023Date/Time:
November 7th, 2012. 7pm – 9pmAdmission:
Heart of Chan,in four sections
The Nature of the World (Samsāra)
The Nature of Enlightenment (Nirvāṇa)
What Chan practice is (Mārga)
Bringing Chan to life (Phāla)