"What people should learn from water is that water exists within nature’s flow. It is not stubborn and it is as it is. Therefore we must learn nature’s flow from water. Human happiness is about living without worries."
"Enlightenment refers to knowing the Truth. This does not mean knowing in theory – it is to know by accepting with the heart."
Link to Meditation Centers in the New York Metro Area that use the same method:
Links to a few centers in the USA:
Links to a few International Meditation Centers:
Link to more information about the methods’ founder:
Link to Cham Books:
Link to the Wisdom Webzine:
Link to Meditation Life:
Link to more information about 'Mind training:'
Links & Research
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Please note that most of the websites related to the subtraction method operate independently, therefore information detailing the method may vary in quality, style, presentation, updates and /or English translation proficiency.
A considerable amount of the research examining the impacts of this meditation
(example sources: Yun Mi-ra et al 2012, Duk-joo Lee, et al 2012, Sung-Ran Yi
2009, Kim- Mi-Han, 2009, In-Soo Lee, 2010) suggests benefits on health and
mental health functioning; perceived negative emotions on average have
been shown to decrease, while perceived positive emotions (like happiness,
self-respect, self-efficiency, positivity, satisfaction of life, and interpersonal
relationships) have been shown to significantly increase.
To find out more about the benefits of this meditation please feel free to visit the links below. Please note that the majority of published research related to this method has been conducted in Korean and is still in the process of being translated into English. As we get access to more research in English we will upload it into this site.
Journal Article titled "The Effects of Mind Subtraction Meditation on Breast Cancer Survivors' Psychological and Spiritual Well-being and Sleep Quality: A Randomized Controlled Trial in South Korea." First Authors: MiRa Yun, PhD, Misoon Song, PhD, Kyung-Hae Jung, MD, Boas J Yu, EdD RN FNP-BC CNE GCNS, Kyung Jae Lee, BA
Journal Article titled "The Effects of Mind Subtraction Meditation on Depression, Social Anxiety, Aggression, and Salivary Cortisol Levels of Elementary School Children in South Korea." Journal of Pediatric Nursing 2016. Yang-Gyeong Yoo RN, PhDa, Duck-Joo Lee PhDb, In-Soo Lee PhDc, Namin Shin EdD d, Ju-Yeon Park BAe, Mi-Ra Yoon RN, PhDf, Boas Yu RN, EdD, FNP-BC, CNE, GCNSg,
Links to various research:
Link to the Academy Of Human Completion, South Korea:
Link to infographics with survey studies:
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Full book titled "The Era of Human Completion" by Boas J. Yu, Rn. published in 2013.
Excerpt from "The Era of Human Completion" :
The dawning of new a era of human completion has begun. This time period is marked by achievement of what was previously unreachable for human beings; anyone can know and become the Truth. We had always been searching for answers to questions: Where does man come from? Where does man go after death? Why do we live? What is the purpose of our human existence? These fundamental questions have eluded us since the very early ages of humankind. Many philosophers, thinkers, scholars, and scientists alike throughout the times had been pondering, exploring, and examining these seemingly unsolvable puzzles. We still didn’t seem to be any closer to finding answers to these questions, despite of the fact that related philosophies, ideologies, and theories had existed abundantly and actively taught and debated upon.