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SUTRAS
  • Heart Sutra (with Annotation)
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  • Sutra of the Eight Realizations of Great Beings (with Annotation)
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  • Essence of Mahayana Practice by Bodhidharma (with Annotation)  
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  • The Sutra on Impermanence  
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    DHARMA LECTURES

  • Introduction to Buddhism


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  • Gradual Cultivation and Sudden Enlightenment


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  • Benefits of Meditation / Mindfulness of Breathing Zen-Seven     Meditation Retreat

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  • How To Change Your Life


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  • From "No Self" To Liberation -
        The Paradoxical Wisdom Of Emptiness

       Stanford University "Buddhism in the Modern World" Lecture, 11/22/2004

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    Heart Sutra Lecture Series (2002, 5 lectures)

  • The Heart of Perfect Wisdom-Lecture I on The Heart of Prajna     Paramita Sutra

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    Stanford University 2005-2006 "Buddhism In the Modern World" Lecture Series


    Syllabus:

    Lecture 1: Why Did Bodhidharma Come to the East?
    Nov 29, 2005. Bodhidharma sailed from India to China, met the Chinese emperor, sat facing a wall for 9 years at the Shaolin Monastery, and initiated one of the most influential schools of thought in the world.


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    Lecture 2: The Illiterate Prodigy: The 6th Patriarch Hui Neng
    January 26, 2006. Arguably the most influential Chinese Zen Master ever, Hui Neng received no formal education, yet revolutionized Chinese Zen. The 4th and 5th Patriarchs will also be discussed.


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    Lecture 3: One-Night Enlightenment: Important Masters of the 7th and 8th Generations
    February 23, 2006. Masters Yongjia ("One-Night Enlightenment"), Shitou ("the Rock"), and Mazu ("The Horse That Tramples the World") further developed the energetic character of Chinese Zen.


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    Lecture 4: The First of the Five Houses of Zen: Linji (Rinzai)
    March 16, 2006. The founding patriarchs of the Linji (Rinzai in Japanese) school often employed unconventional shock tactics, yet the records of their teachings are shining jewels of philosophy and literature.


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    Lecture 5: The Second of the Five Houses of Zen: Caodong (Soto)
    April 27, 2006. Founders of the Caodong House (Jap. Soto) have extensive Taoist knowledge. This second most influential House of Zen presents the path to enlightenment with a more philosophical edge.


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    Lecture 6: The Last Three Houses of Zen: Guiyang, Yunmen and Fayan
    May 25, 2006.Unfamiliar to most westerners, these masters are nevertheless remarkable and charismatic teachers that enriched the Chinese Zen tradition in their own ways.

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