Approaching Chan

  The following links are the three "special issues" published by Buddhistdoor.net,  devoted to the
  theme of "Chinese Buddhism in the West."

Approaching Chan, Part 1: This article is the first in a series of three that seeks to explain some of the subtleties of
Chan Buddhism for newcomers to the school. Click
Approaching Chan, Part 2: The Two Streams of Chan Contemplative Practices  Click
Approaching Chan, Part 3: The Methods of Lingji’s Huatou and Caodong’s Silent Illumination  Click


Dharma Talk
10/17/2014 - 10/19/2014

    Chan Teachings of Platform Sutra & Two Days Silent Illumination Chan
Meditation Retreat Dharma Talk  By: Dr. Jimmy Yu (Guo Gu)


      10/17/2014   Chan Teachings of Platform Sutra    at Pure Mind Center, St Louis, MO   

      10/18/2014   Silent Illuminatioin Chan Meditation Retreat at MABA, Augusta, MO
                   
                         Morning  Session     Afternoon Session I      Afternoon Session II      Evening Session        
              
      10/19/2014    Silent Illumination Chan Meditation Retreat at MABA, Augusta, MO

                          Morning Session I      Morning Session II       Afternoon Session    

  
       More Guo Gu's Dharma Talk

       10/20/2012     The Essential of Chan Practice  at Pure Mind Center, St Louis, MO
       08/04/2014     The Lotus Sutra   at Tallahassee Chan Center, Tallahassee, FL          
                        
                        
         
Zen and Inner Peace by Master Sheng Yen
    (Speak in Chinese with English Subtitle)          


What's the ultimate goal of BuddhismThe right ways of looking at loveEmotion
     
      Anger         Anger and hatred        Dealing with anger from family members             Greed

      Applying compassion and wisdom in daily lifeHow to eliminate anxiety and fear       Arrogance and doubt

     How to deal with envy and jealousy             The Functions of Meditation Chan practice in daily life
   
     The relationship between our thoughts and behaviorsHow do we achieve no-self from ego?

     Self-affirmation (Part I)     Self-affirmation (PartII-method)