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The alchemy of reverence

June 1, 2021– “From the 3rd century AD to the present day, bowing to the Buddha is the most common practice for Asian Buddhists. However, among Westerners, the practice of bowing, compared to meditation, is not as well known. Last summer, I had the opportunity to speak with Reverend Heng Sure, the director of the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery, and asked him for more information on Buddhist reverence and repentance. In the late 1970s, Reverend Sure and a colleague The monk made a three-year pilgrimage for world peace along the California coast. Their journey began in Pasadena and ended three years and 800 miles later in the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas in Ukiah. And most amazing, his knees had already endured over a million bows … “Rev. Heng Sure shares more about the alchemy of bowing in this interview. (7 readings)

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To take actionFor more inspiration, join an Awakin call with Reverend Heng Sure on June 2. More details and RSVP information here. [more]



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