Chanting brings wisdom and stability
The practice of the Dharma refers not merely to chant for our mothers or our loved ones. In reality, as we conscientiously practice the Dharma, we actualize real benefits. First, we gain wisdom. Second, we achieve a sense of stability, and with it, a pure heart. The benefits of such stability are twofold: at home, couples for example, become sensible and do not threaten to divorce due to disagreements; at work, employees do not rashly resign owing to challenges and emotional episodes at the work place.
If the converse is true, what are the implications? Where there’s instability at work, family life invariably deteriorates. This would then have adverse implications on marriage stability. As a consequence, the children inordinately suffer. In extreme circumstances when the parent’s marriage break down irretrievably, the offspring could bear the hatred and develop a biased view of the world. They may no longer view life positively and wholesomely, and many choose not to marry eventually.
Therefore, it is critical that we practice towards a stable and pure heart. This will have tremendous benefits to all aspects of our life.
--20170121 FB live broadcast from Seoul, South Korea (Chant class day 6)