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written in the dirt—the message of awakened ancestors By Zenju Earthlyn Manuel I sit near the door of my house. The steam of my pu’er tea drifts in the direction of the mourning doves’ cooing. I see the faces of my mother and father in the mountains. They’ve died but...

Teachings

  VIDEOS Coming   RECORDINGS A Conversation with Zenju Earthlyn Manuel and Kaishin Unique Holland on The Deepest Peace at Barre Center for Buddhist Studies   [More to come – keep an eye out here}              ...

Slipping Into Peace

It’s dark. The wake-up bell rings for morning meditation in the zendo. Feet hang out the side of the bed. The time has come to do the mundane— wash the face, brush the teeth. The bath in the hot springs will come in the afternoon before tea. For now, it is...

What Would MLK Say Today?

Dr. King said, “We are tied together in the single garment of destiny, caught in an inescapable network of mutuality.” Yet, we continue to experience hatred today. Is it in part because we misunderstood Dr. King’s teaching as a political ploy to give...
Still Breathing Meditation Center Takes Off

Still Breathing Meditation Center Takes Off

Greetings, Please take a look at our new campaign video: Still Breathing Meditation Center Indiegogo Campaign from Zenju Earthlyn Manuel on Vimeo. Still Breathing Meditation Center is an endeavor that has come into fruition. The vision was to have an oasis of peace in...