Daily Dharma

To be silent is not to lose your tongue. On the contrary, it is only through silence that one can discover something new to talk about.

― Alan Watts

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Zen in Tea

When I first became a monk, I used to think that for Zen practitioners to drink tea every day to refresh themselves was rather an undesirable habit, a...

Zhaozhou Tea

In addition to giving lectures in the Zen hall, Zen masters often use "tactful words" to remind students not to fall into the trap of delusional think...

Balancing Work And Leisure

On Vegetable Roots, a Zen classic containing maxims and aphorisms written by the late Ming philosopher Hong Yingming has this to say, “A man’s life sh...

Enemies are bound to meet

It was snowing heavily in Vancouver yesterday. Because of the freezing weather, there were not many visitors coming to our temple. A lay follower made...

Temple Events

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Feb 24th Sat

The Diamond Sutra

Chanting Congregation Luncheon Serving Dharma Talk.
Feb 24th Sat

Sutra of Medicine Buddha

Chanting Congregation