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Embracing the Immeasurable Earth: A Great Perfection


Engaged Buddhism: Caring for our Natural World


Seed to Supper in Clatskanie

Seed to Supper is a statewide garden education program developed by the OSU Master Garden Program as an initiative to teach more people in lower income areas to grow their own food. Partnering with the Oregon Food Bank there has been much success in Portland and neighboring suburban areas.


An All Inclusive Heart - Dissolving the Walls of Oppression

Let me respectfully remind you.
Life and death are of supreme importance.
Time swiftly passes and opportunity is lost.
Each of us should strive to Awaken.
Awaken. Take heed. Do not squander your life.

"When did you first realize that you were going to die? How old were you?" Chozen Roshi asks during a Sunday Dharma Talk.

4, 7, 8, 12, 13, 25, 60, still awakening to this reality.


Embodied Compassion: Transforming this World of Pain to Paradise

May every living being, our minds as One and radiant with light, share the fruits of peace.


Living the Heart's Aspiration: A Teacher is Born

In our tradition living by vow is the way to truly respect our life potential, cherishing and not taking for granted the brief opportunity of this lifetime.