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59 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 7,781
58 Taeansa Temple Taeansa Temple is located at the foot of Dongrisan Mountain. In the first year of the King Gyungdeok of the Shilla Dynasty, it was established by three Seon monks. It was originally called Daeansa Temple. Taesansa Temple was the birthplace of Dongrisan Mo 07 May 2009 7,780
57 Dharma Talk Initiating the Winter Retreat The long, hot summer has ended and the winter-retreat season is upon us, where we worry instead about the cold. In the ephemeral reality of sentient beings, we never cease worrying about whether it is hot or cold. In reality, once we realize the fundament 06 Dec 2006 7,779
56 Letters Exchanged between Master Seongcheol, Prof.… Werner Bieder, Theology Professor of the University of Bazel visited Master Seongcheol in 1972 with Gyutae Son. After meeting, they corresponded with Seongcheol about Buddhism. 05 Oct 2006 7,775
55 The connection between fasting and seon meditation “Through mistaken desire, we ruin our lives. If we can reduce our appetites, we can also control our desires.”   Because we have only one life to live, we don’t know what to do.   In Milan Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being, the evanescence o 10 Oct 2006 7,765
54 Irrepressible Stories of the Nuns of Mount Jiri Offering Fingernails to Ants By Ven. Cheonjin 16 Jun 2011 7,760
53 The Meaning of Buddha’s Birth The Buddha was born in a garden, under the branches of a tree, in Lumbini, a town situated near the India-Nepalese border 2543 years ago. His mother was going to her family to have her child but he arrived early. He was born in a prominent family of the G 27 Apr 2006 7,754
52 Irrepressible Stories of the Nuns of Mount Jiri by… The Reason Why We Wake Up Early at the Temple   29 Jul 2011 7,754
51 Silent Promises     In a secular world that is becoming increasingly complex and heartless, we are becoming bound by such a sea of laws that we can hardly keep track of them. It’s difficult to understand why we need so many laws and regulations just to get on 02 Mar 2011 7,752
50 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 7,742
49 Who are you? Having come down with a cold, I couldn’t properly smell or taste anything. Even though I hadn’t eaten seaweed soup (miyeokguk) for a long time, I was completely unable to know whether it was too salty or too bland. Feeling like that one bright morning, li 06 Mar 2006 7,741
48 Anyone can do it if it means just sitting there an… After the morning prayer chanting, I sit on the cushion to start meditation. But every time drowsiness gets the upper hand. I can overcome sleepiness when meditation goes well, but when the hwadu is not quite working, I have to lie on my back. We heard 25 Sep 2006 7,709
47 An Inner Journey in South Korea Chooksersa, a Buddhist Temple with one of the top Zen Masters in Korea in residence became my home for 3 months after leaving Europe. It was Christmas 2006 that my travel plan suddenly crystallized itself and created space in my life so that I could embar 20 Oct 2006 7,700
46 Irrepressible Stories of the Nuns of Mount Jiri The Reason We Eat By Ven. Cheonjin 30 Jun 2011 7,686
45 In Buddhist history, there has never been religiou… Prohibition of killing, non-violence, and tolerance (pluralism) are the traditions of Buddhism. Accordingly, there has never been religious wars of great scope. By Baek Chan-hong Oh My News Reporter 25 Mar 2009 7,663
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