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Zen Master Launches Newest Book in Contemporary Zen Studies Series September 14 – 17 in Houston

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Master Miao Tsan Living Truth CoverHiResHouston – Sept. 3, 2014 . . . . Zen Master Miao Tsan, Abbot of Vairocana Zen Monastery and international lecturer and author, returns to Houston September 14 – 17 to launch Living Truth: The Path of Light (Bright Sky Press, Sept. 2014), his newest book in a series of contemporary Zen studies. In it, the Venerable Master explains the essential wisdom of Zen as it applies to one’s daily life, including how Truth is the universal principle that underlies the full range of human experiences.

Master Miao Tsan will join such preeminent leaders and educators as Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Integrative Medicine Program, Department of General Oncology at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Deacon Robert Hesse, Ph.D, Co-Founder and President of Contemplative Network, Vice Chairman of the board of directors of The Institute for Spirituality and Health and adjunct professor at University of St. Thomas, Bill Kerley, Ph.D., psychologist and spiritual teacher who utilizes Jungian insights in his work, and Ken Jones, Associate Director of the UH Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship, to engage and lead public dialogues, dharma talks and programs at Rothko Chapel, The Women’s Institute of Houston, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and C.T. Bauer College of Business University of Houston (UH), among the Houston-area venues.

“Thoughts, emotions and feelings are simply tools. It is up to us to use them or be used by them. Every single thought can affect our physical body, life and relationships. Therefore we must examine our own lives as our sole creation, and learn to cultivate the right thought to have the right result,” he says.

Master Miao Tsan’s multidisciplinary programs, open to the public, will include signings of Living Truth: The Path of Light. Events are free with RSVPs e-mailed to events@miaotsan.com, unless designated otherwise.

The week will begin Sunday, September 14, 9:30 – 11 a.m. with Master Miao Tsan returning as a guest lecturer on the topic of “Mysticism” at Bill Kerley’s weekly “Ordinary Life” class at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 5501 South Main – Fondren Hall. That afternoon, from 4-6 p.m., in his first-ever program at The Women’s Institute of Houston (WIH), the Master will share the ultimate truth as expressed in Zen Buddhist teachings, bringing peace, harmony and oneness to our lives. He will provide advice on how to incorporate the practice of meditation into daily life. There will be an opportunity for open dialogue and a short guided meditation at WIH, 2202 Avalon Place. Registration fee is $35; go to http://wih.org/lectures/living-truth-the-path-of-light/
Master Miao Tsan will offer two public presentations in the Texas Medical Center facilitated by Alejandro Chaoul. In “Meditation As A Tool to Manage Stress and Remain Compassionate for Healthcare Professionals,” Monday, September 15, Noon – 1 p.m. at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, (6431 Fannin Street, MSB B. 100), he will discuss key takeaways when it comes to meditation and managing stress, as well as techniques to remain compassionate in the ever-shifting healthcare landscape with physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians and hospital support staff, as well as students in the healthcare field. That evening from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Master Miao Tsan will meet with the Friends of Integrated Medicine (FIM) at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 7435 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77054, South Campus Research Building 2, Conference Room 5-6, to discuss “Meditation Tips and Practice from a Zen Master.”

Friends of Integrative Medicine works to raise awareness within MD Anderson Cancer Center and the larger Houston community of the important role complementary and integrative medicine can play in cancer prevention and in helping those with cancer live better and longer.

On Tuesday, September 16, 11 a.m. –12:30 p.m., Master Miao Tsan will join Deacon Hesse for “Zen Spirit, Christian Spirit – Can a person be a Zen Christian?,” an interfaith dialogue at University of St. Thomas (UST), Crooker Center, First Floor – Ahern Room, 3909 Graustark. Space is limited; lunch will be provided for those who RSVP to events @miaotsan.com or call 281-589-0810, ext. 8921 by Tuesday, September 2. That Tuesday, September 16 evening at 6 p.m., Master Miao Tsan will lead a Zen Buddhist Dharma Talk and Twilight Meditation” at Rothko Chapel, 1409 Sul Ross Street. A $10 donation to Rothko Chapel is suggested.

UH Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship Associate Director Ken Jones will welcome Master Miao Tsan to discuss ““Mindful Leadership: Practical Methods for Calming and Focusing Your Mind for Successful Leaders” Wednesday, September 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the University of Houston, UCBB Building, 4744 Calhoun Road, Student Training Center Room 328 on the 3rd floor. The Master will explore insights into how mindful leadership allows for improved decision-making and adaptability that drives innovation and embraces diversity in the workplace and in the world.

Master Miao Tsan is the author of Just Use This Mind, The Origin Is Pure, Intrinsic Awakened Nature, and Directly Actualize Buddhahood. The founder and abbot of Vairocana Zen Monastery in Garden Grove, California, he possesses profound insight into the essence of Zen and has dedicated himself to its propagation and practice. He conducts meditation courses, Zen-Seven and Zen-Three retreats and teaches at universities and medical centers in China, Taiwan, Mexico and the United States. His goal is to open a universal path of wisdom and light by leading people from every tradition toward an understanding of the Truth that transcends time, race and religion and is without exception.
For additional information go to www.miaotsan.com/events/ or to register for any of the programs, please contact Adrianne Poyet-Smith, (281) 589-0810 x8921 or e-mail events@miaotsan.com.

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(Updated 9/3/14)
Master Miao Tsan Living Truth Calendar of Events/Houston – Sept., 14 – 17, 2014
Events are free with RSVPs e-mailed to events@miaotsan.com, unless designated otherwise.

When: Sunday, September 14, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Where: St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 5501 South Main, Fondren Hall (2nd Floor – Jones Building

Program: Zen Master Miao Tsan will speak on “Mysticism” to Bill Kerley’s weekly “Ordinary Life” class

When: Sunday, September 14, 4 – 6 p.m.
Where: The Women’s Institute of Houston, 2202 Avalon Place – Houston 77019
Program: “Living Truth: The Path of Light” – Lecture and Guided Meditation by Venerable Master Miao Tsan, who will share the ultimate truth as expressed in Zen Buddhist teachings, bringing peace, harmony and oneness to our lives. He will provide advice on how to incorporate the practice of meditation into daily life Sunday, September 14, 4-6 p.m., 2202 Avalon Place. There will be an opportunity for open dialogue, as well as a short, guided meditation. Registration fee is $35.
Registration: http://wih.org/lectures/living-truth-the-path-of-light/

When: Monday, September 15, Noon – 1 p.m.
Where: University of Texas Medical School at Houston – Texas Medical Center, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB B. 100, Houston, Texas 77030, for additional details, visit www.miaotsan.com/events/
Program: “Meditation As A Tool to Manage Stress and Remain Compassionate for Healthcare Professionals” – Presentation by Venerable Master Miao Tsan, who will share practical applications with those involved in healthcare–physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians, hospital support staff and students –with regard to key takeaways when it comes to meditation and managing stress, as well as techniques to remain compassionate in the ever-shifting healthcare landscape.
Facilitator: Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the Integrative Medicine Program in the Department of General Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Associate faculty at the McGovern Center for the Humanities and Ethics.

When: Monday, September 15, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Where: 7435 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77054, South Campus Research Building 2, Conference Rm. 5-6
Program: “Meditation Tips and Practice from a Zen Master” – Master Miao Tsan will meet with the Friends of Integrated Medicine (FIM) at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, to discuss Meditation and Health. Friends of Integrative Medicine work to raise awareness within MD Anderson Cancer Center and the larger Houston community of the important role complementary and integrative medicine can play in cancer prevention and in helping those with cancer live better and longer.
Facilitator: Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the Integrative Medicine Program in the Department of General Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Associate faculty at the McGovern Center for the Humanities and Ethics.
Reservations: Suggested donation to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Friends of Integrated Medicine

When: Tuesday, September 16, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: University of St. Thomas, Crooker Center, First Floor – Ahern Rm., 3909 Graustark
Program: “Zen Spirit, Christian Spirit – Can a person be a Zen Christian?” an interfaith dialogue with Master Miao Tsan and Deacon Robert Hesse, Ph.D, Co-Founder and President of Contemplative Network, Vice Chairman of the board of directors of The Institute for Spirituality and Health and adjunct professor at University of St. Thomas
Reservations: FREE; lunch provided via RSVP to events@miaotsan.com or call 281-589-0810, ext. 8921.

When: Tuesday, September 16, 6 p.m.
Where: Rothko Chapel, 1409 Sul Ross Street
Program: “Zen Buddhist Dharma Talk and Twilight Meditation” with Venerable Master Miao Tsan
Reservations: www.rothkochapel.org
Suggested $10 donation to Rothko Chapel

When: Wednesday, September 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: University of Houston, UCBB Building, 4744 Calhoun Road,
Student Training Center Room 328 on the 3rd floor
Program: “Mindful Leadership: Practical Methods for Calming and Focusing Your Mind for Successful Leaders” – UH Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship Associate Director Ken Jones will welcome Venerable Master Miao Tsan to explore insights into how mindful leadership allows for improved decision-making and adaptability that drives innovation and embraces diversity in the work place and in the world

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Zen Master Launches New Book with ‘East Meets West’ Dialog, Guided Meditations and Dharma Talks Oct. 17-20

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Zen Master Miao Tsan
For info or advance interviews with the speakers,
Please contact: Susan Farb Morris,
713-661-7377; 713-805-2608 (cell) susan@farbulous.com

Houston – Sept. 26, 2011. . . Abbot of Vairocana Zen Monastery and international lecturer Venerable Zen Master Miao Tsan returns to Houston October 17-20 to launch The Origin is Pure: Find the Divine Within (Bright Sky Press, November 2011), his third in a series of contemporary Zen studies. Events in Houston include his second East Meets West dialog at the Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance at Rice University, guided meditations for health professionals at the Texas Medical Center and Dharma talks at the Institute for Spirituality and Health and Metal Yoga studio. The multidisciplinary programs, open to the public, include signings of the Zen Master’s new book.

In ‘East Meets West’ on Wednesday, October 19, Zen Master Miao Tsan and Rabbi Samuel E. Karff, D.H.L., author, lecturer and pulpit master, will compare and contrast their philosophical and religious perspectives. The evening will begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by the program from 6-7 p.m., and a Q&A and book signings at Rice University Herring Hall, 6100 Main St., Rm. 100, Gate 20. Admission is free. To reserve seats in advance, contact Jennifer Farmer, (281) 589-0810 or jfarmer@masterword.com by Monday, October 17.

“I hope to raise questions to enhance my (and the audience members’) understanding of certain issues in Zen Buddhism and to express both my appreciation of the religions of the East as well my divergence from them,” said Rabbi Karff. He has served as Associate Director of the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, taught courses in the non-biomedical or relational aspects of healing at The University of Texas (UT) Health Science Center at Houston and lectured in Religious Studies at Rice University, Notre Dame and the University of Chicago Divinity School. The former Senior Rabbi of Congregation Beth Israel graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College and earned his Doctor of Hebrew Letters from the Hebrew Union College.

East Meets West Moderator is Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He earned his Ph.D. in Tibetan Religions from Rice University and focuses his work, research and publications on mind-body practices in integrative cancer care, including Tibetan meditation and rituals. He lectures extensively at universities and conferences worldwide.

In ‘The Origin is Pure,’ Zen Master Miao Tsan uses traditional Zen koans to reveal how to live in accordance with the nature of the mind. He clarifies common misunderstandings about religious teaching and provides readers with specific ways to create positive spirits and peaceful daily lives.

The Zen Master, who has given meditation courses at universities and medical centers and Zen retreats worldwide, will share his insights on finding the divine within during several programs that are free and open to the public. His meditations and Dharma talks will serve as points of departure for Q&A sessions afterwards. There will also be a guided meditation and talk for medical professionals and staff of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center on Thursday, October 20.

Zen Master Miao Tsan’s Houston public programs are scheduled as follows. For info or RSVP to any of the programs, please contact Jennifer Farmer, (281) 589-0810 or jfarmer@masterword.com.

When: Monday, October 17, Noon-2 p.m.
Where: University of Texas Medical School, 6431 Fannin St., Rm. 3.001 - Houston 77030
Program: “Emotions and Health: The Benefits of Meditation” – Conversation with Zen Master Miao Tsan and Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the Integrative Medicine Program in the Department of General Oncology at the UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Associate faculty at the UT Health McGovern Center for the Humanities and Ethics. Lunch will be available to the first 100 in attendance.

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When: Tuesday, October 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Robert Boustany’s Metal Yoga Studio, 2303 Dunlavy at Westheimer
Program: Zen Master Miao Tsan to speak on “Health, Pain and Creating a Peaceful Mind; “The Origin Is Pure” book sales and signing

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When: Wednesday, October 19, 5:30 p.m.; program 6-7 p.m
Where: Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance – Rice University
Herring Halll, Rm. 100, 6100 Main Street, Gate 20; Parking in Rice Central Campus Garage
Program: East Meets West Dialog with Zen Master Miao Tsan and Rabbi Samuel Karff, D.H.L. , 6-7 p.m., followed by Q & A and book sales and signings of The Origin is Pure and Permission to Believe: Finding Faith in Troubled Times by Zen Master Miao Tsan and Rabbi Karff, respectively

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When: Thursday, October 20, 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Where: Institute for Spirituality & Health
8100 Greenbriar, Ste. 220, Houston 77054
Program: Zen Master Miao Tsan – To be announced

The Origin is Pure reveals how once life centered on regional cultural, moral and religious notions. Today, power and products define contemporary success, and many people find their feelings and ideas dictated by interactions with the world around them, according to the Zen Master. “People have lost their connection to the infinite creative force, the divine within. As globalization and the flood of information accelerate the breakdown of traditional systems, ego becomes the true God — or the true Buddha. People perceive reality in terms of ‘inner’ and ‘outer,’ and this dualistic approach to life creates problems for the individual, for groups and even for nations,” he said.

For further information or to purchase the book, go to www.brightskypress.com. For large quantity book orders, please call Bright Sky Press, 713-533-9300.

Zen Master Miao Tsan to Lead Guided Meditations and Dharma Talks in Houston

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

For info or advance interviews with the speakers,
Please contact: Susan Farb Morris,
713-661-7377; 713-805-2608 (cell); susan@farbulous.com

Zen Master Miao Tsan to Lead Guided Meditations and Dharma Talks
on Pathways to Truth and Oneness

Houston – Mar. 9, 2011. . . Venerable Zen Master Miao Tsan, abbot of Vairocana Zen Monastery in Garden Grove, CA, international lecturer and author, will conduct guided meditations, Dharma talks and book signings of his newly released Just Use This Mind: Follow the Universal Truth of Oneness of Mind, Body and Spirit (Bright Sky Press, January 2011) March 22-27 in Houston. His three local programs, free and open to the public, will be held in the Clear Lake, Uptown/River Oaks and Museum District areas.

”I look forward to the Zen Master’s return to Houston, having served as moderator of his ‘East Meets West’ dialog last fall at the Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance at Rice University,” said Dr. Bill Kerley, a Houston-based teacher, counselor, speaker and consultant on personal growth strategies. “His new book, Just Use This Mind,’ will be a provocative read for anyone in the West because of its emphasis on total personal responsibility. “The Zen Master challenges our assumptions of cause and effect. The book is a real primer in understanding non-dualistic thinking, which is what is needed to save the planet,” Kerley said. Zen Master Miao Tsan will be a guest lecturer at Kerley’s Sunday, March 27 class* at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Master Miao Tsan will share his insights into the philosophical and religious perspectives on the pathway to truth and oneness, as drawn through the wisdom tradition of Zen and many other philosophical disciplines. His meditations and Dharma talks will serve as points of departure for Q&A’s afterwards. The Zen Master has given meditation courses at universities and medical centers around the world, as well as Zen-Seven and Zen-Three retreats in the United States, Mexico and Taiwan.
Zen Master Miao Tsan’s Houston’s public programs are scheduled as follows:

When: Tuesday, March 22, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Yoga Rasa Studio, 17226 Mercury Drive in the Clear Lake Area
Program: Guided meditation & talk about Healing, Pain Control, Health
and Dharma, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Just Use This Mind Q&A and book signing, 8:30 – 9:30 PM
$25 suggested donation for the event
Info/RSVP: Stefanie, (281) 282-9400

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When: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Where: CuraYoga Yoga Studio, 3641-C Westheimer Rd. at Timmons Lane
Program: Guided meditation and talk and book signing
Donation: Donation-based event; proceeds to go to Zen Master Miao Tsan in Conversation with Bill Kerley last fall prior to the "East Meets West" dialog at the Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance at Rice University.  The Zen Master will speak to Dr. Kerley's "Ordinary Life" class at the MFAH on Sunday, Mar. 27, 9:45 a.m.,
13735 Yockey Street., Garden Grove, CA 92844
Info/RSVP: Jennifer (832) 428-0159

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When: Thursday, March 24, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m
Where: Body, Mind & Soul Gift Shop, 4344 Westheimer at Mid Lane Program: Zen Master Miao Tsan will meet with guests upon arrival; Lecture from 7 – 7:45 p.m. with Q & A and book signing after lecture
Info/RSVP: Denise (281) 734-2979

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When: Friday, March 25, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Bellaire Yoga Center, 5221 Bellaire Boulevard in Bellaire (77401)
Program: Approx. one-hour presentation and Dharma talk covering healing, pain, stress and health, followed by Q&A a book signing; tea and light refreshments served
Donations: Donations are welcomed; proceeds to go to Vairocana Zen Monastery, 13735 Yockey Street., Garden Grove, CA 92844
Info/RSVP: Annette (713) 363- 1106

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When: Sunday, March 27, 9:45 – 11 a.m.*
Where: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – Brown Auditorium, 1001 Bissonnet at Main
(Museum is closed to the public; use front entrance on Bissonnet)
Program: Zen Master Miao Tsan is a guest lecturer for Dr. Bill Kerley’s Educational Sunday Morning “Ordinary Life” Class of St. Paul’s Methodist Church to be held at the MFAH; Zen Master Miao Tsan will give a Dharma talk, 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.; Dialog with Dr. Bill Kerley and Zen Master, 10:15 – 11 a.m.
Info/RSVP: Dr. Bill Kerley (713) 663-7771

Just Use This Mind, critically acclaimed in Taiwan and mainland China, shows readers from any religious or philosophical traditions the importance of utilizing one’s own mind to become the master of one’s own thoughts. Master Miao Tsan shares the essence of the collected wisdom of Zen masters reaching back to the original Buddha. He believes once one embarks on the path Master Miao Tsan puts forth, that individual will find the way to live the life of joy he or she was born to experience, no matter what their circumstances are. The Zen Master reveals both the nature of the life of joy people were born to experience and an effective path towards it — through Zen or through their own traditions. Freed from cultural attachments, the essence of Zen training brings people back home to a place of deeper meaning and leads them to their true selves, where mind and body are one.

For further information, please call 713-533-9300. # # #

ISBN: 978-1-933979-90-8
SPECS: $14.95 / Softcover with flaps / 5.75″ x 9.25″/ 288 pages / two color
Self–Help / Body, Mind, Spirit January 2011

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It’s all Chinese to me

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

There’s always a first time for everything.
In targeting Asian media for this coming Monday’s “East Meets West” Spiritual Dialog between Zen Master Maio Tsan and Jungian Analyst J. Pittman McGehee, one of the Chinese newspapers asked if I had the news release in Chinese. I responded that I had the news release in English, to which she responded that her newspaper would need it in Chinese and that they did not have the staff available to do the translation.

I submitted the news release to a Chinese translator at Houston-based MasterWord translation services and now I have my first Susan Farb Public Relations news release translated into Chinese! See below!

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“当东方遇见西方”心灵对话
令人尊崇的禅师和荣格精神分析心理学家/圣公会牧师发表
关于“通往真理与一元之路”的对话

休斯顿—— 2010 年 10 月 8 日。在 11 月 8 日周一下午 6:15 举行的“当东方遇见西方”对话活动中,两位令人尊崇的精神领袖将从哲学和宗教角度解读通往真理与一元之路。该活动向公众开放,将于莱斯大学赫林馆宗教宽容研究促进博纽克中心 (Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance) 举行,地址是赫林馆 100 号,6100 Main Street, Gate 20。可以 5 美元的捐款形式获取门票,门票含下午 5:30 的招待会,所得收入将捐献给博纽克中心。
妙参禅师 Zen Master Miao Tsan (加利福尼亚州加登格罗夫市毗卢禅寺 (Vairocana Zen Monastery) 住持、讲师及作家(新著《但用此心》《Just Use This Mind: Following the Essence of Zen to Oneness of Mind, Body and Spirit 》,【Bright Sky 出版社,2011 年 1 月】),将与 J. Pittman McGehee, D.D.(著名的荣格精神分析心理学家、圣公会牧师、心理学和灵性发展学院主任、休斯顿大学分析心理学特邀讲师)进行交谈。妙参大师从禅宗之智慧传统和许多哲学观点中总结得出了深刻见解,这些见解将作为初期探讨的基础和 McGehee (著名的心理学和宗教讲师、教育家、出版作家、散文家和诗人)探讨的出发点。
Bill Kerley (教师、顾问、发言人和个人成长战略顾问)将担任主持人。活动之后将安排问答环节和发言人签名售书。Kerley 是休斯顿婚姻和家庭治疗协会及美国演讲协会休斯顿分会的前会长。
《但用此心》(《Just Use This Mind》)在台湾和中国大陆广受好评,向不同宗教传统或哲学背景之读者展示了运用自己的“心”而成为自己思想的主人之重要性。妙参大师阐述从佛陀至今历代禅宗大师们的共同智慧精华。妙参大师指出,一旦人开始走上这条自心智慧之路,无论他们眼前生活境况如何,他们都有能力发掘并体会的快乐生活之道。他揭示了快乐生活的本质与一个人如何能通过禅或他自己的传统去实践之有效途径。禅法修学的本质是将人们带回一个富有更深意义的地方并引导他们发现真正的自我,摆脱文化依附,进而实现身心灵之统一。
备受尊崇的 McGehee 担任了长达 11 年的基督大教堂主持牧师,退休后成为了心理学和灵性发展学院主任。该学院通过探索这样一种理念,即人类境况中的生理、心理和精神元素共同产生心理健康,将心理学和宗教学科结合起来。1996 年,C.G. Jung Institute of Dallas 学院授予其精神分析心理学学位证书。他以牧师/心理分析学家和教师/讲师的身份进行私人执业。
妙参大师在美国、墨西哥和台湾开展了多项静坐课程和大众精进禅七和禅三。他的演讲足迹遍布全球,在许多著名大学和医疗中心开展了多次静坐课程和访谈。他有众多的学生,遍布亚洲和西方。
《但用此心》《Just Use This Mind:Following the Essence of Zen to Oneness of Mind, Body and Spirit》(Bright Sky 出版社,2011 年 1 月)和 McGehee 的《The Invisible Church:Finding Spirituality Where You Are》(普雷格出版社 (Praeger Press),2008 年)将可在活动后订购。
莱斯大学中心校区停车场可提供停车。订购预售票可登录
http://meetingofthemasters.eventbrite.com 或拨打 713-533-9300。

国际标准书号:978-1-933979-90-8
装帧:$14.95/平装/5.75″ x 9.25″/288 页/双色
自助/身心灵 2011 年 1 月

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‘East Meets West’ Spiritual Dialog with Zen Master Maio Tsan

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Zen Master Maio Tsan, Author, \"Just Use This Mind\" No Worries on this new project!

‘East Meets West’ Spiritual Dialog
Revered Zen Master and Jungian Analyst/ Episcopal Priest to Present Dialog on Pathways to Truth and Oneness

Two revered spiritual leaders will give their philosophical and religious perspectives on the pathway to truth and oneness at an East Meets West dialog Monday, November 8, 6:15 p.m. The program, open to the public, will be held at the Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance at Rice University Herring Hall 100, 6100 Main Street, Gate 20. The tickets, a suggested $5 donation, will include a reception at 5:30 p.m. with proceeds benefiting the Boniuk Center.

Zen Master Miao Tsan, abbot of Vairocana Zen Monastery in Garden Grove, CA, lecturer and author of the new book, Just Use This Mind: Following the Essence of Zen to Oneness of Mind, Body and Spirit (Bright Sky Press, January 2011), will interface with J. Pittman McGehee, D.D., a renowned Jungian analyst, Episcopal priest, director of the Institute for the Advancement of Psychology and Spirituality and adjunct lecturer in Analytical Psychology at the University of Houston. Master Miao Tsan’s insights, drawn through the wisdom tradition of Zen and many other philosophical disciplines, will serve as the basis of the initial discussion and as points of departure for McGehee, widely known as a lecturer and educator in the field of psychology and religion, as well as a published author, essayist and poet.
Bill Kerley, a teacher, counselor, speaker and consultant on personal growth strategies, will serve as the moderator. The program will be followed by a Q&A and book sale and signings by the speakers. Kerley is past president of the Houston Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and National Speakers Association, Houston Chapter.
Just Use This Mind, critically acclaimed in Taiwan and mainland China, shows readers from any religious or philosophical traditions the importance of utilizing one’s own mind to become the master of one’s own thoughts. Master Miao Tsan shares the essence of the collected wisdom of Zen masters reaching back to the original Buddha. He believes once one embarks on the path Master Miao Tsan puts forth there, they have found the way to live the life of joy they were born to experience, no matter what their circumstances are. He reveals both the nature of the life of joy people were born to experience and an effective path towards it — through Zen or through their own traditions. Freed from cultural attachments, the essence of Zen training brings people back home to a place of deeper meaning and leads them to their true selves, where mind and body are one.
The Very Reverend McGehee served as the Dean of Christ Church Cathedral for 11 years and retired to become director of The Institute for the Advancement of Psychology and Spirituality. The Institute joins the disciplines of psychology and religion by exploring the concept that mental health comes with the integration of the biological, psychological and spiritual elements of the human condition. In 1996 the C.G. Jung Institute of Dallas awarded him a diploma in Analytical Psychology. He is in private practice as a priest/psychoanalyst and teacher/lecturer.
Master Miao Tsan has conducted meditation courses and Zen-Seven and Zen-Three retreats in the United States, Mexico and Taiwan. He lectures extensively and has given meditation courses and interviews at universities and medical centers around the world. He has a large, devoted following in Asia and the West.
The books Just Use This Mind: Following the Essence of Zen to Oneness of Mind, Body and Spirit (Bright Sky Press, January 2011) and McGehee’s The Invisible Church: Finding Spirituality Where You Are (Praeger Press, 2008), will be available for purchase after the program.
Parking is available in the Rice Central Campus Garage. For advance tickets, go to http://meetingofthemasters.eventbrite.com or call 713-533-9300. # # #

ISBN: 978-1-933979-90-8
SPECS: $14.95 / Softcover with flaps / 5.75″ x 9.25″/ 288 pages / two color
Self–Help / Body, Mind, Spirit January 2011

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