Rev. Heng Sure, PhD (Religion), was ordained in the Mahayana tradition of Chinese Buddhism with the late Chan Master Hsuan Hua. In 1977 he commenced a “Three Steps, One Bow” pilgrimage for world peace, traveling up the California coast from South Pasadena to Ukiah, covering a distance of 800 miles in two years and six months, during which time and for three years following, he observed a vow of complete silence. Rev. Sure currently serves as Director of the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery. He lectures internationally on human values in the hi-tech world, eating a harmless, plant-based diet, and translating Buddhist music into the West.