Lecture by Master Sheng-yen on the Surangama Sutra on November 16, 1986.) I will continue talking about the senses and sense organs as they are discussed in the sutra. Today we will cover hearing and smelling, and show that fundamentally, as we saw with the sense of seeing, there is no substance to these senses. They do not exist in the way that we believe them to exist. The Buddha tells us that hearing itself is the same as True Suchness. True Suchness is motionless. more