Dharma Talk: Maha Moggallana / Ullambana

September 9, 2012: Su Co tells the story of Kolita Mogallana (Sankrit: Maha Maudgalyayana, Vietnamese: Muc Kien Lien), one of the Buddha’s great Arahant Disciples, who provided the impetus for the Ullambana Ceremony we celebrate each year (Vietnamese: Vu Lan).

Note: Lovely traditional-style artwork above is a Vu Lan invitation from Dharma Flower Buddhist Temple in Tucson, AZ (http://www.dharmaflowertemple.com)

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Dharma Talk: Instant Karma

Action and reaction: Roshi looks at our desire for and the reality of “instant” and eventual result.

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Dharma Talk: Endlessly Circling

Su Co Tam Hu’o’ng looks at rebirth,

“…we endlessly circle the six worlds”

Hakuin Zenji’s “Song of Zazen”
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Dharma Talk: Jizo (Great Vow)

Su Co Thich Tam Hu’o’ng talks about the Bodhisattva known as Great Vow / Ksitigarbha (Earth Store or Earth Womb) / Dizang.

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Dharma Talk: Vu Lan

Su Co Thich Tam Hu’o’ng on the Vu Lan/Ullambana Festival.

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Dharma Talk, Are You Willing to go to Hell?

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Dharma Talk, Heaven and Hell Part 2

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Dharma Talk, Heaven and Hell

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Karma, Hungry Ghosts and Hell

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