Weekly teachings

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Weekly teaching
Saturday, 2015 October 10. to Sunday, 2015 October 18.

Life is Zen. But some people say that life is suffering. How are these different? If you make “my life is Zen,” then your life becomes Zen. If somebody else makes “my life is suffering,” then that person’s life becomes suffering.

Weekly teaching
Friday, 2015 September 25. to Monday, 2015 October 5.

Zen Master Man Gong was Seung Sahn Soen Sa's Dharma grandfather. As a thirteen year old child, he was studying sutras at the temple Donghaksa in Korea. The day before vacation, everyone gathered to listen to some lectures. 

Zen Master Man Gong (1871-1946)

Weekly teaching
Wednesday, 2015 September 9. to Wednesday, 2015 September 16.

We understand many things about this world, but we don’t understand ourselves. So why do human beings come into this world? Why do we live in this world? For love? For money? For respect or fame? Do you live for your wife, husband, or children? Why do you live in this world?

Weekly teaching
Wednesday, 2015 August 5. to Wednesday, 2015 August 12.

Kwan um means "perceive sound." This means perceive your true self. At the same time, perceiving world sound means perceiving that many, many beings are suffering. If you can hear this sound of suffering, then helping is both possible and necessary. That is the Bodhisattva Way.

Weekly teaching
Monday, 2015 July 27. to Monday, 2015 August 3.

Don’t be distracted by inner peace. Don’t be distracted by anxiety. Don’t be distracted by anything. What are you doing right now? What is in front of you right now? Pay attention, see clearly and act correctly. It’s simple, but not easy. Our delusions mislead us.

Weekly teaching
Friday, 2015 May 29. to Monday, 2015 June 8.

Student: It is very difficult to practice without expectation. Because we are putting in all the energy and time and… So how to do it?

Zen Master Bon Shim (Aleksandra Porter) received inka in 1992 and transmission in 2006.

Weekly teaching
Monday, 2015 May 18. to Monday, 2015 May 25.

Question: How does Zen practicing take away karma?

Weekly teaching
Tuesday, 2015 May 12. to Monday, 2015 May 18.

The following talk was given at the Opening Ceremony for Kwan Lin Chan Lin Zen Meditation Centre in Singapore, on September 25, 2012.

Weekly teaching
Monday, 2015 May 4. to Monday, 2015 May 11.

Everybody worries about death. When we were young, our first worry was – what shall we do when our parents die? We human beings worry about that. And children worry: “How will I feel? What shall I do? Who will take care of me?” Many kinds.

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
Monday, 2015 April 27. to Monday, 2015 May 4.

We understand many things about this world, but we don't understand ourselves. So why do human beings come into this world? Why do we live in this world? For love? For money? For respect or fame? Do you live for your wife, husband, or children? Why do you live in this world?