Category: Dae Soen Sa Nim

Perceive Bird-Sound Bodhisattva

A wonderful photo of Zen master Seung Sahn (to his students: “Dae Soen Sa Nim,” or “great Zen master”) that I had never seen until recently. He’s clearly enjoying himself,

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Go Early, Go Later

Our physical body is not our true self. What is our true self, our true I? Every human being must find their true I. If you find the answer to

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Crouching Tiger

For some reason, this has always been one of my favorite photos of Dae Soen Sa Nim. It might be because, unlike photos taken during public talks and appearances, this

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True Navigation

The opening page of the original text of The Compass of Zen, by Zen Master Seung Sahn is purest simplicity and clarity: eight words describe the entirety of the reasons

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