"Ch’an Master Sheng-yen is a great teacher and I have great confidence in his scholarship and wisdom. I feel privileged to be his friend, and admire what he has been doing for the Buddhadharma in the East as well as in the West."
–Thich Nhat Hanh
"When I listen to Master Sheng-yen’s presentation of Ch’an Buddhist teachings, my immediate and very profound feeling is that I am listening to words of wisdom from someone who is very experienced and a great practitioner."
–His Holiness, the Dalai Lama