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Reply to a Reader: On Fear

Question: Hi, dear Hyon Gak Sunim! Thank you for this opportunity to ask you question… Tomorrow I go to the hospital, waiting for me to surgery. [sic] What do I

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The True Coronavirus, True Cancer

[ Written in February 2020, at the very beginning of the coronavirus epidemic.] Today, February 5, is International Cancer Day. My Mother passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2013, and

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No Peace of Mind at All

Dae Soen Sa Nim (Zen Master Seung Sahn) used to say very much the same thing: “If you have mind, then have a problem. Have no mind, then no problem.”

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Don’t. Make. Anything.

Dae Soen Sa Nim used to often say, “Don’t make anything!“ It took years and years for the full depth and dimension of this to really sink in. The activity

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Messenger Teaching

A Facebook Messenger exchange I had with someone I never met, back in 2017. Reading more books just to learn the Dharma is just delaying further the day when you

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