The Buddha had already expounded that the purpose of Dharma practice is to be free from suffering and to obtain the ultimate happiness.
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.
How fortunate we are to be connected with Guan Yin (Avalokiteshvara). She is also called, “the nature of space” because her presence is pervasive in the entire space.
We need to apply hearing, contemplating, and practicing Dharma during peaceful meditation. Wherever we are, we'd be at ease.
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.
Settle down our afflictions through Chan practice. Learn to let go of the compounded and fabricated thinking process.
As a matter of fact, the best solution is Chan practice. Calm your mind down. Try not to think about anything. Allow yourself to relax in clarity.
We attended the 5th World Meditation Congress (DMZ 세계평화명상대전) in Gangwon-do by the invitation of the Ven. Master Gaksan, Director of Chambulseonwon (참불선원).
By embarking on the journey from this very “mind” of ours, we can certainly create stability of life and advance towards world peace.