mettafuture wrote:Aside from your teacher, which Zen masters do you look to most for inspiration?
I often look to Bodhidharma, Rinzai Gigen, and Dogen Zenji.
Huseng wrote:The late Venerable Master Sheng Yen.
Recently I've been reading some of his works. He was a top notch scholar and at the same time a wise, innovative and strong leader.
You can read one of his books for free here:
I wish I had had the chance to meet him before he passed away.
Not to derail the thread, but the center I attend in flushing is part of his DDM school, and a few years ago I had the amazing opportunity to attend a talk on his very last visit to the united states. The man had a palpable calming presence that you felt as soon as he went by. That may very well have been the most powerful experience of my life, it was that incredible.
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 8 guests