In the Chan and Zen traditions, says Guo Gu, enlightenment is not something we create or achieve. It’s who we already are.
When your life takes the shape of a question, says Guo Gu, then you have entered the practice of huatou.
Dharma Relief is launching a new fundraising project in response to continued acts of racial violence and discrimination against in the U.S.
Guo Gu, a longtime student of the late Master Sheng Yen, presents an experiential look at the Chan practice of silent illumination.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012, Buddhist teacher Guo Gu explored human violence through the lens of the three poisons.