Ku “Emptiness, can we talk about it?” 20 – 26 March ’22
Guy Mokuhô Mercier and Sangha Tenborin offer you a week which will present an approach to Emptiness in the Mahayana sutras. Guy will be assisted by Christian Miquel, who whols a PhD in Indian and Western philosophies, practicing zazen for 30 years, published numerous books and articles and Sarah Bland, Zen nun, will help us experience emptiness through concrete experiences by drawing on the way in which Douglas Harding facilitates the approach.
Are you searching for Awakening?
Are you looking for Awakening? The Hannya Shingyo (the Heart of Great Wisdom Sutra) is the chant that unites all the disciples of the Buddha. It begins by evoking the Awakening of Bodhisattva Kanjizai (Avalokiteshvara) who realizes the empty nature of dharmas (phenomena).
It was then that compassion for all sentient beings filled her heart.
This Awakening is no different from that achieved by Shakyamuni Buddha: