Jae Woong Kim

Jae Woong Kim excerpted from Polishing the Diamond, Enlightening the Mind: Reflections of a Korean Buddhist Master by

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Where Do Sounds Come From?

“Through many kalpas, because of your ear-organ, you hanker after external sounds; your hearing of mystic sounds begets attachment to them; your hearing of evil sounds causes the harm of 108 illusions. Such retribution of your hearing evils brings about evil things and your incessant hearing of evil sounds produces entanglements.” —the Lotus Sutra Once, […]

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