Meeting of Minds

On May 1st through the 3rd, 1998, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and Venerable Chan Master Sheng Yen presented In the Spirit of Manjushri: the Wisdom Teachings of Buddhism, at the Roseland in New York City.

The Buddha Mind, Universe, and Awakening

A Dialogue between Master Sheng Yen and Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell. Among Dr. Edgar Mitchell's many accomplishments, the most important one is that he was the sixth person to land on the moon. Why do we say it is his most important accomplishment? On his way back to the earth, when he saw that the earth was so small, while the whole universe was so vast, he suddenly underwent a special experience.

Wu Ming Exposes Ignorance

"Wu Ming," literally translated as "No Name," is the character played by Jet Li in the Hollywood film Hero (2002). The Chinese words also mean "not famous." Moreover, a homophone to "wu ming" is the Chinese translation of the Sanskrit word "avidya" or "ignorance."