Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Master Sheng-yen

One of the most highly cultivated and well-praised Buddhist masters of our time, Master Sheng-yen of Dharma Drum Mountain has passed away into Nibbanic Bliss at the age of 79 years old.

May Master be guided to the highest bliss and may his lgeacy continue to inspire and develop all sentient beings for the better.

Read more at: Buddhist Channel

From an online forum:

The founder of Dharma Drum Mountain Venerable Master Sheng Yen passed into Nibbanic Bliss on the 3rd Feb 2009.

For those who have been touched by Venerable Sheng Yen's books, please pray that Venerable Sir will return to teach the Dhamma and to lead sentient beings towards Enlightenment.

To view his funeral live, visit:

May Venerable Sheng Yen be a source of inspiration for all of us.


Nibbana is Bliss

Above is the stanza which Venerable Master Sheng Yen chose for himself to be used for his funeral, do ponder on his intentions for us.

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