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Korean Zen at Temple Buddhist Center

Tuesday, May 19 | 7:00 pm | Classroom C

People in the West widely associate Zen with Japan—so much so that the Japanese word Zen has entered the English vocabulary as the common word of choice when referring to the tradition. And to some extent, the tradition is also well known for its Chinese roots. But less known is the extraordinarily rich and unique Zen heritage from Korea (there known as Seon). Brought to the United States by renowned Zen Master Seung Sahn in the early 1970s, has since become one of the largest Zen communities anywhere in the Western world. Zen Master Seung Sahn developed a reputation for a markedly direct teaching style, and his unadorned language and piercing insights are truly carried through in his writings.

For more info email Charlie Vitale

or call Temple Buddhist Center at 816-994-8015