temple diaries

Quietly a year eve passed and now how things changed for doggie. And ginger cookies a hit with the health loving shifus. Massage life continues 💩 Making roti canai with 悟相師, 覺仁/海/滿師,淨一師. Spreading joy thru international bread making! Watching 100 year xu yun: how to not let a single drop of water dry out: letContinue reading “temple diaries”

temple diaries

Emily, Amy, Jessica have left! What a whirly worldwind. So much to chew on meeting artists friends around the world, contemplating how to move beyond empire metaphors. Gemini’s galore. 業力+煩惱 🆚 願力+悲心

temple diaries

Remembering ba today and growing in meditation… Getting ready to cut my hair in his death anniversary honor. One stalk for his health, one stalk for all 冤親債主,one for all the travelers in this turbid time. ~~~ Adju—the Paiwan word for a relationship between two women. Apparently pingtung held its first queer indigenous festival thisContinue reading “temple diaries”

temple diaries

learning to 平箱入! damn you can’t press. 海宣師 made fun of me for groaning about it as if I was getting smacked again in 推拿 class. But 性玓師 is encouraging as always. Belatedly I am still so happy I got to share my autobiography. 演迦師,覺塵師,海宣師…curious what 翰師父and睿師父and慎師父gonna think.

temple diaries

大師父要進入進修。gave a solemn talk: 深入經藏…問問題. Rarely are there successors to great teachers. Could patriarchy be a strong reason!? I vow to surpass him in this regard, to take up this responsibility of embodiment and education transmission. Observing the relations of teacher student here. I’m grateful my father relation and responsibility to him is complete. ToContinue reading “temple diaries”

temple diaries

Venerable Father with Ajahn Chah discussion. I like this q&a format. 覺仁師—in answering the issue of westerners seeking intimacy. “Uncertainty!” Appreciate our conversations and connections around language translating Buddhist terms for comprehension…and that she understood that I was trying to understand what was the missing quality between teachers and students, according to Tsongkhapa’s commentary. HadContinue reading “temple diaries”