1. Mirror of Zen /// A Day in the Moment of a Modern Zen Monk

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    Zen's ancient teachings seem a mystery to many. But actually, Zen is very simple: Zen means attaining my true self -- "What am I?" In this revolutionary film by acclaimed filmmaker Christine Schmitthenner, we see a Western Zen monk in his daily activities in the world: chanting, meditating, preparing breakfast, riding public transport, meeting with friends, even shaving his head -- from moment to moment, not attached to conceptual thinking, everything is Zen, which just means everything is "moment." The subject of this unusual film, Hyon Gak Sunim, allowed filmmakers to follow his daily living and teaching activities for a week as he met with students and organized his daily activities. Sunim is widely recognized as one of the most influential Zen monks in modern Korean Buddhist history, a graduate of Yale and Harvard who entered the monastic life in 1992 and has done over 20 years of intensive Zen training in the ancient Zen temples of Korea. His enlightenment was certified ("inka") in a public ceremony in 2001 by his teacher, the legendary Zen Master Seung Sahn (1927-2004). Now based in the West, he wanders the world, teaching wherever invited.

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    • Dharma Talk by Zen Master Seung Sahn

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      Traditional style Dharma talk in the Kwan Um School of Zen. This style of speech is often used during precepts ceremonies and other Sangha gatherings.

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      • On Impermanence

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        Part 2 of an excerpt from a dharma talk on the "dharma mudra," or "three dharma seals." In this excerpt, we present the teaching of anitya, or impermanence. From a public talk at Deming Zen Center in Deming, New Mexico on 6 May 2012. For more information, visit www.demingzen.org.

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        • Dharma Mudra: Introduction

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          Introduction to a public dharma talk on the Dharma Mudra, aka the three dharma seals, at Deming Zen Center in Deming, New Mexico on 6 May 2012. For more information, visit us at www.demingzen.org.

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          • Yong Maeng Jong Jin

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            Dae Bong Sunim explains a little about what a Yong Maeng Jong Jin is, with a short piece of Dharma Talk given by Saeng Sahn Sunim. From "Wake Up! On the Road With a Zen Master"

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            • One point, correct way, and truth.

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              Clip from "Wake Up! On the Road With a Zen Master" An entertaining documentary that captures Zen Master Seung Sahn’s energy and presents the core of his teaching.

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              • Jo Potter JDPSN Dharma Talk in Kaunas, Lithuania on 30.01.2009

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                Place: Hotel "Kaunas" conference hall, Kaunas, Lithuania

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                • Zen Master Bon Shim Dharma talk in Vilnius, Lithuania on 04.04.2009

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                  Place: Vilnius Zen Center, Lithuania

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                  • Zen Master Bon Shim Dharma talk in Vilnius, Lithuania on 03.04.2009

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                    Place: Teacher's House, Vilnius, Lithuania

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                    • Andrzej Piotrowski JDPSN Dharma talk in Kaunas ZC, Lithuania on 30.05.2009

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                      Place: Kaunas Zen Centre, Lithuania

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