Kwan Um School of Zen, Australia
Tradition : Mahayana, Korean - Kwan Um School of Zen
Guiding Teacher : Ven. Zen Master Dae Jin
Abbot of Gye Rhong Sahn International Zen Centre (Musangsa)
A 5 Day intensive retreat led by Zen Master Dae Jin will be held
Date : 6th October - 10 October 2010
Time : 8am on 6 october 2010 commence to 5pm on 10 october 2010 end
Fee : $ 75-00 per person (concession rate applies in certain cases)
Venue : to be advised upon registration
please register your interest early
The Kwan Um School of Zen is an international organisation of more than 100 centres and groups, founded by Zen Master Seung Sahn, the first Korean Zen Master to live and teach in the West. The School's purpose is to make the practice of Zen Buddhism available to an ever growing number of students throughout the world.
Zen Master Dae Jin, Abbot of Gye Rhong Sahn International Zen Centre, South Korea, has spent more than 20 years living in Korea, during which time he has overseen the construction of the main Buddha Hall and other Mu Sang Sa Temple projects and taught many visiting students.
Zen Master Dae Jin received ordination as a Bhikkhu in the Chogye Order of Korean Buddhism in 1986. After serving as his personal secretary for 20 years and travelling extensively together with him, Zen Master Dae Jin received Dharma transmission from Zen Master Seung Sahn.
Zen Master Dae Jin, accompanied by Bo-Haeng Sunim (head monk of Musangsa) visited Queensland in October/November 2009. He gave dharma talks at Griffith University Multi-faith Hall and Bond University to a group of psychologists and various Buddhists in Queensland and conducted a precepts ceremony during his visit.
Daily practice includes bowing, chanting, sitting and walking meditation.
One and two day retreats are held monthly at various locations
A Seven day retreats are envisaged to take place in October 2010
Two week to Three Months retreats are held twice a year in Gye Ryong Sahn International Zen Centre (Musangsa), South Korea.
More information is avaiable at http://www.musangsa.org
Brisbane: (1) 25 Banyan Street, Bellbowrie
Every Thursday evening 6.30 - 8.30 pm
Contact: Kathy (Bup Hwa) 0437 070 897
Frank (Hae Kwang) 33786204
(2) 8 Admiral Drive, Deception Bay
Every Tuesday evening 7.00 - 9.00 pm
Contact: Dok (Do Kwang) 0425 734 158
Mary Cromb 0488 124 237
Gold Coast: (1) 23 Sundance Way, Runaway Bay
Contact: Julie (Bup Wol) 0402 289 923
Every Wednesday evening 7.00 - 8.30pm
(2) 44 Brittany Drive, Oxenford
Contact: Lan Chambers 5580 5281