摩訶般若波羅蜜

In Northern school we learn through the sastras, the incredible words, and in Tang Dynasty Mahāprajñāpāramitā Sutra was translated by Great Venerable XuanZhang. This sutra is attributed to Nāgārjuna, who went to the depths of the sea and learned the protected 🔐 teachings in 🐉 lairs. Low 🔑 love how he got to such masteryContinue reading “摩訶般若波羅蜜”

decolonize + reindigenize + enhance malas

Malas gifts from monk shifus who receive these from the ten directions Sending these over ocean 🌊 liner to friends in this darkening winter season. I would like to incorporate more attention into learning the materials and woods and seeds and such precious stones. I desire knowing where they come from and were they takenContinue reading “decolonize + reindigenize + enhance malas”

integration + initiation

reflecting on education these days. a friend called out this monastery for being the University of Phoenix with its recorded lecture style of dumb unintentional learning. really, it’s the patriarchy’s clever handhold on the teacher position, delaying local women teachers from stepping up, and using digital means to fortify the male dominated strata. what isContinue reading “integration + initiation”