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89 Let us Rejoice even in the Smallest Merit Let us Rejoice even in the Smallest Merit 04 Mar 2011 10,347
88 Three Seon trainings Ethics, Meditation and Wisdom Master Kusan of Songgwangsa used to say in his Seon talks that it was essential for Seon students to train in ethics, meditation and wisdom. These were the basis for any Seon practice. Most importantly they had to be pr 03 Dec 2009 10,332
87 Leaving Home All of those who have experienced life as foreigners here in Korea have gotten used to a certain level of inquisitiveness from people on the street. Some of the most common questions asked are, of course, “Where are you from?”, or “Do you like Korean fo 30 Oct 2007 10,254
86 Celebratory Speech With reverence, today we celebrate the anniversary of the coming of the Buddha. Today is also the birthday of all sentient beings in the limitless universe. Sakyamuni Buddha taught that all sentient beings are originally enlightened and in the future wi 03 May 2006 10,228
85 The Offering Remarks on the Buddha’s Birthday Written by the Ven. Dobum Sunim, the President of the Sangha Association of Korean American Sangha in East Coast 01 Jun 2006 10,219
84 Buddhist Center Serves Free Lunch Wongaksa Buddhist Center Serves Lunch for the Elderly around Pagoda Park   There is no one at home.  The wife passed away a few years back.  The children are grown.  They don’t call much.  The old man is alone.  Where does he go?  Without a 21 Dec 2008 10,217
83 Standing Under a Tree The following is one short essay from the recently published anthology of 65 early works, compiled and translated from the late Ven. Beopjeong’s first twenty years of writing, 1965-1985. "The Sound of Water, the Sound of Wind" was published on Feb. 1, 201 21 Jan 2011 10,172
82 A farewell is a beautiful teaching Rain is falling, and with it autumn leaves, indicating that winter is soon at hand. The rain falls at Sudeoksa Temple, deep in the mountains, on the funeral of an old Seon Master. One after another, the rains fall in sheets, like a summer monsoon, and eve 17 Aug 2006 10,160
81 <NEW> Let Your Space Be Filled with Compassi… 2:40 a.m., Without fail, the temple begins the day with the sound of Ven. Hyenhyen’s moktak (wooden fish). Use of an alarm clock is prohibited and we must depend on the “clock of our awakened mind” to begin our day... 01 Dec 2011 10,152
80 Master and Disciple About a month ago, I went back to the hermitage where I had lived a long time ago to rest for a couple of days. At that time, two aspirants came to me to request that I become their master. With one word, I refused.   After having receive 11 Apr 2006 10,124
79 "What More Could You Want?"    If you asked me when I feel best in my daily routines, I would unhesitatingly answer that it’s right after shaving my head and bathing. Instinctively I feel clear and clean both inside and out, and that’s when I feel most lighthearted. It 22 Feb 2011 10,113
78 What a meeting the festival is! The celebration of Buddha’s birthday in Korea must seem to some foreigners like a the blooming of a mysterious and magnificent flower that lurks beneath the surface of the earth for some 360 odd days and then around the end of April comes sproutin 10 May 2006 10,108
77 "Beginning with the belief that you can do it is i… The reason we practice Seon and attend Buddhist services is to improve the quality of our lives. We generally begin this task by placing money as the prerequisite for a higher quality of life. 27 Nov 2006 10,079
76 Meeting a Beautiful Person It makes you happy to meet a beautiful person. A person who can meet nice people every day is fortunate. In life, you soon realize that it’s not easy to meet nice people. In fact it is quite difficult. As a matter of fact, we tend to meet people we dislik 12 May 2006 10,072
75 Irrepressible Stories of the Nuns of Mount Jiri Cave Story By Ven. Cheonjin 04 Apr 2011 10,055
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