Posts tagged ‘try mind’

Dec 10 13

Effort: My Father Walking to the Other Shore

by Koen Vermeulen JDPSN

When I started meditation I was very determined. So, when I was sitting in meditation I was giving all I had. After some time I noticed that there was something not in balance. So I started to check: Maybe I’m …

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Jun 17 11

“I Want To Practice But I Have No Time, What Can I Do?”

by Zen Master Su Bong

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 …

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Aug 15 04

Try Mind

by Zen Master Dae Bong

Some years ago in Korea, there lived a very devout Buddhist family. In his home, the father had a small room set up for meditation. He also had two teenage daughters. The older one was very responsible and always did …

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Dec 21 98

Why do I have to finish this?

by Zen Master Su Bong
A talk given in January 1984, during the ninety-day Winter Kyol Che meditation retreat at Providence Zen Center.

So, someone left the retreat last night. That’s not unusual in a retreat. It’s part of growing up. Whatever we do in …

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Mar 1 96

Ko Bong’s Try Mind

by Zen Master Seung Sahn

Zen Master Ko Bong (1890-1962) was one of the greatest teachers of his time. He was renowned for refusing to teach monks, considering them too lazy and arrogant to be Zen students. He was also very well known for his …

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Dec 6 86

The pilgrimage to awakening

by Zen Master Wu Bong

A formal dharma speech given on Buddha’s Enlightenment Day ceremonies at Providence Zen Center on December 6, 1986.

Holds the ceremonial Zen stick above his head,? brings the point of it down on the altar table with force.

Buddha saw …

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May 30 85

Providence Zen Center Yong Maeng Jong Jin

by Zen Master Soeng Hyang

http://www.kwanumzen.org/talks/SoengHyang/BR52=85-5-30_BR@PZCymjj_begin.mp3

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Aug 28 80

Cambridge Zen Center

by Zen Master Seung Sahn

http://www.kwanumzen.org/talks/SeungSahn/C155=80-8-28_xx+DSSN@x.mp3

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May 24 79

24 May 1979 Yong Maeng Jong Jin

by Zen Master Soeng Hyang

http://www.kwanumzen.org/talks/SoengHyang/BR93=79-5-24_BR@x_ymjjend.mp3

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May 24 79

Yong Maeng Jong Jin

by Zen Master Soeng Hyang

http://www.kwanhttp://www.kwanumzen.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=789&action=editumzen.org/talks/SoengHyang/BR93=79-5-24_BR@x_ymjjend.mp3

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Mar 1 79

Ko Bong Holds a Ceremony

by Zen Master Seung Sahn
In a Dharma Talk, Zen Master Seung Sahn once told this story about his teacher, Zen Master Ko Bong.

When he was a young monk, my teacher, Ko Bong Su Nim, was travelling in the mountains. He visited a small …

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Mar 3 78

Duk Sahn Carrying His Bowls

by Zen Master Seung Sahn

“Duk Sahn Carrying His Bowls”


The following is taken from Mu Bul Ju Ji Su Nim’s introduction and Soen Sa Nim’s talk at the Man Cham ceremony on March 3, 1978, at the Providence Zen Center.

Ju Ji Su Nim: …

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Feb 1 78

Fixing a Pot

by Zen Master Seung Sahn

At a Dharma Speech at the end of the November Yong Maeng Jong Jin at the International Zen Center of New York, Zen Master Seung Sahn told the following story:

In the countryside of Korea, people used to come together …

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