IT'S ALWAYS THE FIRST TIME. In the present moment we only have now.
Guest: Ven. Kusala Bhikshu
Lay Leader: Catherine Rowlee
Ven. Kusala Bhikshu has become a tradition at MVUUC, having spoken to us on the 1st Sunday of the New Year for many years. He is an entertaining speaker and musician whose message is always uniquely profound. Lily Popova will be the pianist.
Ven. Kusala Bhikshu (Thich Tam-Thien) is an American born Bhikshu (monk) ordained in the Zen Tradition of Vietnam. Kusala lives and works at the International Buddhist Meditation Center in the Korea town section of Los Angeles. He cares for the grounds, facilitates meditation and discussion groups and feeds the cats and the koi fish. He gives presentations at local high schools, colleges and local churches on Buddhism and social action.