Sliding Scale
  • $50.00 – Base
  • $75.00 – Sustainer
  • $135.00 – Benefactor

Date & Time Details:
Sunday, April 30
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


EST Activity
8:45 AM Log in to Zoom meeting; Sort out technical issues.
9:00 AM Introduction, Morning Section
12:00 PM Food preparation and/or lunch; work/clean up; rest.
1:30 PM Instruction, Afternoon Section
5:00 PM End of the event

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Silent Illumination Workshop (Online)

With Abbot Guo Yuan

April 30, 2023

With the method known as silent illumination, the aim is to develop and maintain relaxation, clarity and openness of mind. Ultimately, the goal is to see into the nature of the mind. One who has achieved this insight establishes a solid understanding and confidence of how to cultivate freedom and ease in dealing with all situations. Naturally, they know how to resolve their remaining vexations, and use wisdom and compassion in their daily lives.

In this workshop we will explore various approaches and techniques for using this ancient method.


Abbot Guo Yuan
Guo Yuan Fashi, one of Chan Master Sheng Yen’s Dharma heirs, is a Buddhist monk trained in Chan Buddhism. In 1985 he first encountered Master Sheng Yen’s teachings while attending…
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