Who is Venerable Master Hsuan Hua?

Venerable Master Hsuan Hua is a Chan Meditation master who brings Buddhism into the western countries. Cultivating Buddhism with proper knowledge and proper views is extremely important. Hence, he stresses the importance of Shurangama Sutra and Shurangama Mantra, as these are the Proper Dharma and True Principle in the declining period of the Buddha-Dharma. Chanting Sutra, Mantra, Buddha names, Repentance or Meditation is a great way to gain Buddhism wisdom, compassion, mindfulness, to find your Buddha nature, to attain Samadhi and eventually to get enlightenment.

Shurangama Mantra

Shurangama Mantra is the mother of all Buddhas.

Shurangama Sutra

The Shurangama Sutra is the Buddha's true body.

Buddha Nature

Return to the original nature, you can quickly accomplish the Buddha Way.


When the nature is in samadhi, you enter Nirvana.


There aren't any problems that can't be solved in Buddhism.


Who are the original ancestors of all sentient beings?

Buddhism Samsara

What is Samsara? In Buddhism, it is often referred to the endless cycle of birth, death and rebirth.
It can also be understood as the world of suffering and dissatisfaction.
This is a key concept that motivates people to cultivate for enlightenment and free from the cycle.


Buddha is a Sanskrit word,
meaning enlightened one,
one who has attained Bodhi.


In Mahayana Buddhism, a Bodhisattva is a Buddhist who has attained enlightenment, but who as a selfless act, delays his or her entry to Nirvana (non-existence) for the sake of others.

Dharma Talks from Husan Hua

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