Many people are using an Ox to give us encouragement for the Year of Ox. On our first day of the lunar year, Zen Master Seong Hyang told us on Zoom about the Ox having a stomach with four compartments, and each compartment having a different function.
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Many people try to control their thinking. First, they try to solve their thinking. They try to make bad thinking correct. They try to make themselves right. That’s usually the first course.
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We lead these very complicated lay lives. We are not monks, we are not nuns, and we all have responsibilities. The question is how do you practice?
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Nobody guarantees our life. So if there is anything that you think may be useful, just now is the time to use it.
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Recently I heard a story about two wolves. In this story, a grandfather was teaching his grandchildren about life.
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Our great grand-teacher, Man Gong Sunim, was once asked, "Why don't more people practice Zen?"
http://boricentro.kwanumzen.es/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/sitting-monk.jpg379600Mireia Miraclehttp://wp.kwanumzen.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/logo4.pngMireia Miracle2020-07-05 11:24:052020-07-23 11:56:43Why Don't More People Practice Zen?
“Very soft is true strength
With harmony comes luck
Goodness brings you virtue
Following the situation you get happiness
Forbearance will make you a great person”