Recipe
We know how to nurture hunger by eating, but
We forget to learn Buddha-dharma to
nurture our foolish mind
Vigilance Against One's Self
by Yeoun seumin from the Goryeo period

Empty Abundance


Sitting alone in an empty room
Everything is ample and abundant
Even when compared to when it is totally full,
Precisely because it is completely empty.
If anything,
It is even more abundant.


From Beopjeong seunim's Empty Abundance

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When your knees are frozen like ice, do not think about resting in warmth
When your stomach is pierced by pain of hunger, do not think of eating

Balsim suhaeng jang (An Essay on Arising the Aspiration for Enlishtenment),
by Wonhyo (617-686, Buddhist Master from the Silla period)