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Anger

Being angry at others is like blaming the weather when a weather forecast failed to predict it correctly.

Police and Thieves

Police work according to the laws of a nation. Thieves work according to the laws of nature.

Who Speak the Truth

Our friends, the people we like or agree, speak the truth. So do our enemies, the people we dislike or disagree. When we hear the truth from the both, it leads us to liberation and enlightenment. When we accept one and reject the other, it leads us to self-imprisonment and pain in our lives.

Mindfulness of Breathing for Seeing What Truly Is

These four breathing meditation practices lead us to seeing the true nature of the phenomena we called breathing. This method is also applicable to other objects, which we wish to see their true nature. Know your breath clearly while breathing. Know the cause of the breath while breathing. Know the breath from a different angle … Continue reading Mindfulness of Breathing for Seeing What Truly Is

The Ten Contradictions

The ten contradictions that prevent our minds from seeing things as they are and cause pain in our lives. Believing to know what one does not know. The body is here while the mind is elsewhere. Wanting no pain while doing actions that will bring pain. Wanting what one can not have. Cherishing oneself while … Continue reading The Ten Contradictions

Mindfulness of Breathing for Deep Concentration

The following is an instruction to enter deep and stable meditative state, also known as jhana, Samadhi, meditative absorption,삼매, 선정. Be aware of your breath clearly. Be aware of your breath in-depth (e.g. the two qualities of your breath). Be aware of your breath and the body. Be aware of your breath and calming the … Continue reading Mindfulness of Breathing for Deep Concentration