Author Archives: Abbot Charles

Notes on the Secret Sayings of Ye Su

The book, Secret Sayings of Ye Su, is supposedly a translation from a Greek manuscript about the teachings of Yesu (Jesus) by Jay G. Williams. Williams claims that a “Mr. Wang and Mr. Chang” presented him with photographs of a … Continue reading

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The Ten Methods for Meditating on the World – Part 3

(Please note that in this series, I don’t plan to quote the entirety of the Sutra, since its translation is copyright) “The first method is to realize that as soon as people are born they begin to grow old and … Continue reading

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The Ten Methods for Meditating on the World – Part 2

“The first method is to realize that as soon as people are born they begin to grow old and that eventually they die. The world is like an inn where you stay temporarily. None of the beds or furniture are … Continue reading

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The Ten Methods for Meditating on the World – Study Notes for MP 49

Part 1 “There are Ten Methods for meditating on the world that can lead us to happiness and fulfillment.” (The Lost Sutras of Jesus – Unlocking the Ancient Wisdom of the Xian Monks, copyright 2003 by Ray Riegert & Thomas … Continue reading

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Tomb Sweeping

Happening on April 5, 2019, Tomb Sweeping. This is a time when we honor our ancestors, clean and dust photos, replace broken picture frames of loved ones we have lost to death, clean or sweep tomb stones and anything else … Continue reading

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What are the “Jesus Sutras”?

What are the Jesus Sutras? The following text is a brief and inadequate description provided by Amazon for the Lost Sutras of Jesus translated by Riegert and Moore: “The Lost Sutras of Jesus is a fascinating historical journey and spiritual … Continue reading

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