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Guest Speaker: Guo Gu

April 11 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Term Student Closing Retreat
Holiday Break

Our natural awakening—or buddha-nature—is inherent within all of us and waiting to be realized. Buddha-nature has the qualities of both silence and illumination, and by working with silent illumination meditation you can find your own awakening. In Silent Illumination, Chan Buddhist teacher Guo Gu (click here for a bio) introduces you to the significance and methods of this practice through in-depth explanations and guided instructions. To help establish a foundation for realizing silent illumination, he has translated twenty-five teachings from the influential master Hongzhi Zhengjue into English, accompanied by his personal commentary. This book will be an indispensable resource for meditators interested in beginning or deepening their silent illumination practice.

Guo Gu is a Chan teacher and founder of the Tallahassee Chan Center. Professor of Buddhist studies at the Florida State University and author of multiple books and articles, he is also one of the late Master Sheng Yen’s senior disciples, having assisted him in leading activities at the Chan Meditation Center, Dharma Drum Retreat Center, and Dharma Drum Mountain in Taiwan, and other locations in Europe and Asia.

Learn more about Silent Illuminationhttps://www.shambhala.com/silent-illumination.html

No registration required, just join us on Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/4693655898?pwd=alJyNTFBTmo1aTBmeUI2MmlPbHpydz09).

Join us for this precious opportunity!

 

 

 

 

 

Term Student Closing Retreat
Holiday Break

Details

Date:
April 11
Time:
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Events Category:

Teacher

Domyo Burk

Venue

Bright Way Zen
12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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Phone:
(971) 770-1299
Website:
https://brightwayzen.org/