Previews of upcoming events

Dear all, I am given the instruction to chant High King Avalokitesvara Sutra ONE thousand times and dedicate to all sentient beings. I did not question why but started to follow instruction. Trust GM 100%! Haha! I am the one that benefited most. I recalled the visuals I saw when I first chanted this sutra. […]

Event Notice for July 2011

Dear all, There will be a Fire Puja event at Nirvana Memorial Gardens on the 2-7-2011 @10am. All are welcome. Registration Compulsory! There will not be anymore events for the month of July as I am NOT AVAILABLE for most part of July. Amituofo Lotuschef Pure Karma Vihara True Buddha School

A touching speech by Vajra master Lian Yin

During Saturday’s group cultivation in Seattle Temple in the presence of Root Guru, Living Buddha Lian Sheng, our beloved GM, Vajra master LianYin gave a very touching speech. GM jokes about his crying & liken his emotional state to that of his hometown, Hei long Jiang [Black Dragon River], a blanket of blackness! Vajra master […]

The Precious Teachings of Tantric Buddhism

The Aura of Wisdom  By Living Buddha Sheng-yen Lu Translated by True Buddha Foundation Translation Team This was translated from Grandmaster Lu’s 154th book, 智慧的光環. CHAPTER 35 – The Precious Teachings of Tantric Buddhism In the past, Vairocana Buddha transmitted the supreme vehicle of unexcelled Yoga secretly to Vajrasattva, who waited hundreds of years before […]

The Guru’s Power of Blessing

The Aura of Wisdom  By Living Buddha Sheng-yen Lu Translated by True Buddha Foundation Translation Team This was translated from Grandmaster Lu’s 154th book, 智慧的光環. CHAPTER 34 – The Guru’s Power of Blessing A certain story is widespread in Tibet: A lama climbed up a huge tree where a beehive was found. The bees were […]

Why Practice Buddhism and Do Cultivation?

The Aura of Wisdom  By Living Buddha Sheng-yen Lu Translated by True Buddha Foundation Translation Team This was translated from Grandmaster Lu’s 154th book, 智慧的光環. CHAPTER 33 – Why Practice Buddhism and Do Cultivation? Having written many articles on the `Thoughts of the Tathagata`, I am back to the starting point, addressing the issue: Why […]

Offering Wine and Meat to the Buddha 酒肉供佛

The Aura of Wisdom  By Living Buddha Sheng-yen Lu Translated by True Buddha Foundation Translation Team This was translated from Grandmaster Lu’s 154th book, 智慧的光環. CHAPTER 32 – Offering Wine and Meat to the Buddha When the head of the Gelug order of Tibetan Buddhism, His Holiness Ganden Tripa, visited the Lei Zang Temple in […]