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Daehaeng Kun Sunim

Postby kirtu » Mon May 28, 2012 4:22 am

The Soen (Jogye) master Daehaeng Kun Sunim is reported to have died last week. She was unfortunately not well known outside of the Korean Zen community in part due to cultural barriers. Her basic biography and a couple of her teachings can be found here.

Kirt's Tibetan Translation Notes

"The way to solve problems in your life is to open your heart to others and think differently."
Lama Zopa Rinpoche

"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
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Re: Daehaeng Kun Sunim

Postby Astus » Mon May 28, 2012 3:46 pm

Oh, my number one living Chan master. Sad news indeed. :crying:

On the funeral:
http://wakeupandlaugh.wordpress.com/201 ... -last-day/

"If the Buddha-Nature is seen, there will be no seeing of a nature in any thing."
(Nirvana Sutra, T12n374p521b3; tr. Yamamoto)

"Neither cultivation nor seated meditation — this is the pure Chan of Tathagata."
(Mazu Daoyi, X1321p3b23; tr. Jinhua Jia)

"With sudden enlightenment to Tathagata Chan,
The six paramitas and myriad means are complete within that essence."

(Yongjia Xuanjue, T2014p395c14; tr. from "The Sword of Wisdom")
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