At the last moment of death, how can we return to a spiritual base and not be afraid of death? Dharma practice is the answer.
Whatever we do, say, and think in this life would are the karmic genes for future lives. Every being we come across in the field of merit.
The 19th anniversary of the Museum of World Religions
With birth, there comes death. Birth is an alert of death. It is a calling for diligent practice. Other celebrations for birthday are insignificant.
As a matter of fact, folding palms is a way to stabilize our monkey mind so it returns to purity and stabilization. With a simple gesture like this, we start from ourselves to offer peace and stability to others.
Everything that's happening outside has nothing to do with our nature of mind.
The idea of the Water, Land, Air Dharma Assembly emerged. It is a grand puja for the liberation of ghost beings. It went from a small puja to the annual assembly at the Taoyuan Arena.
Learn the loving-kindness of Buddha cultivates our wisdom and compassion. Which our wisdom and compassion grow.
Why do we feel deprived? Because the mind is.
Spring Term Monastic Retreat –with Chan practice, we can realize our mind or our original face.
Chan is the primordial awareness, the origin. What is it? Within oneself? Do we have it? Are we “primordial”?
Keep in mind that every being possesses the treasury of the true Dharma eye.
Sitting meditation is to see our minds. It isn't about entering any specific samadhi as there are no samadhis to enter.
Settle down our afflictions through Chan practice. Learn to let go of the compounded and fabricated thinking process.
Chan practice is a type of seclusion that prevents external influences and conditions from distracting our mind.
We attended the 5th World Meditation Congress (DMZ 세계평화명상대전) in Gangwon-do by the invitation of the Ven. Master Gaksan, Director of Chambulseonwon (참불선원).
Ling Jiou Mountain (LJM) has been actively promoting activities of “Love Earth, Love Peace”.
By embarking on the journey from this very “mind” of ours, we can certainly create stability of life and advance towards world peace.