Weekly teachings

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Weekly teaching
Friday, 2017 March 24. to Friday, 2017 March 31.

Buddha said very clearly that humans have five main desires: food, sleep, sex, money, fame. As we grow these five desires all become stronger. So the real Mind Revolution comes from looking back at ourselves. Looking into “I.” Don’t worry about finding anything.

Zen Master Dae Bong, a Zen monk, received dharma transmission in April 1999. He began practicing with Zen Master Seung Sahn in 1977 and became a monk in 1984. Before studying Zen, he worked as a counselor in a hospital and as a welder in a shipyard.

Weekly teaching
Friday, 2017 March 17. to Friday, 2017 March 24.

Nobody guarantees our life. So if there is anything that you think may be useful, just now is the time to use it. In our life, past mind cannot be attained. Present mind cannot be attained. If you say “present,” it is already not present, already gone.

Weekly teaching
Saturday, 2017 February 25. to Saturday, 2017 March 4.

Everybody makes enlightenment very special. All sutras, all practicing people, said enlightenment is No.1 and very wonderful. That’s not good not bad because that word “Enlightenment” sets up for human beings, a goal, something to look forward to in life.

Zen Master Su Bong was born on January 7, 1943 in North Kona, Hawaii. His mother was of Korean descent, and his father was of Chinese Hakka origin.
Weekly teaching
Tuesday, 2017 January 31. to Tuesday, 2017 February 7.

Buddhism in Zen, especially, means that you really interact with this world. To interact with this world you need form. You need things to do, and doing them with other people in complete engagement.

Weekly teaching
Wednesday, 2017 January 18. to Wednesday, 2017 January 25.

A student once asked Su Bong Zen Master at a dharma talk: his friend wanted to come to the Zen center to practice but he had no time, because he had a family, he had a job, he did volunteer work and he had to attend the functions of his company. What could he do?

Zen Master Su Bong was born on January 7, 1943 in North Kona, Hawaii. His mother was of Korean descent, and his father was of Chinese Hakka origin.
Weekly teaching
Tuesday, 2017 January 3. to Tuesday, 2017 January 10.

From Zen Master Seung Sahn 1980

Weekly teaching
Monday, 2016 December 5. to Monday, 2016 December 12.

Golden leaves scattered on the green grass, a slight crisp chill in the air, the sunlight moves lower in the sky, and yes once again autumn softly arrives.  That feeling that life is constantly in flux can never be avoided.

Alma Potter Ji Do Poep Sa Nim is the guiding teacher for the Kwan Um Zen Centers in Vienna Austria, Palma de Mallorca Spain, Vrazne Czech Republic, and Kwan Um Zen Groups in Hungary.

Weekly teaching
Thursday, 2016 November 24. to Thursday, 2016 December 1.

I have been teaching Zen students on this mountain for almost forty years. Many people come to visit me thinking they are visiting a Zen Master but they only see my form body, the house where my true nature lives. They don’t see my true nature.

Zen Master Man Gong (1871-1946)

Weekly teaching
Monday, 2016 October 31. to Monday, 2016 November 7.

A long time ago in Korea, a famous Sutra Master named Dae Oh Sunim traveled to Hae In Sah Temple lecture on the Hua Yen Sutra. He concluded his week‘s teaching by stating,

"For forty-nine years, the Buddha taught only one word: ‘All things are created by mind alone."

Weekly teaching
Thursday, 2016 October 20. to Thursday, 2016 October 27.

Recently I heard a story about two wolves. In this story, a grandfather was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them, “A fight is going on inside me. It is a terrible fight between two wolves.