A New Arising of My Homeland, the Snow Land of Tibet

by Ogyan Trinley Dorje the 17th Gyalwa Karamapa From the Archives Ashé Journal, Vol 3, Issue 2, Summer 2004. Amid a healing grove of refreshing sala trees, We discuss this time of the year two thousand. From the lakeshore, the melting white moon of merit is seen; Its rays illuminating like the body of the […]

Dharma Discourse by John Daido Loori, Roshi

From the Archives Ashé Journal, Vol 3, Issue 2, Summer 2004. Master Dogen’s 300 Koan Shobogenzo,[1] Case 172 Dongshan’s “Three Pounds of Flax” The Main Case Dongshan was asked by a monastic, “What is Buddha?”[2]Dongshan said, “Three pounds of flax.”[3] The monastic had a realization and bowed.[4] The Commentary This is an old case that’s been echoing […]