Kwan Um

Some articles on kwan um, kwan, um:

George Bowman
... transmission from Seung Sahn Soen Sa Nim in 1992, and is a former teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen ... Mountain is run by Dae Gak Soen Sa Nim—another former Kwan Um line teacher ... to be acknowledged as a teacher outside of the Kwan Um lineage ...
Timeline Of Zen Buddhism In The United States - Events - 1980s
... Beck receives Dharma transmission from Taizan Maezumi 1983 The Kwan Um School of Zen is established by Seung Sahn Soen Sa Nim 1983 Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji is founded in ... Monastic Ordination is convened 1988 The Kwan Um School of Zen is rocked by revelations that Seung Sahn had sexual relationships with three students 1989 Issan Dorsey becomes abbot of Hartford ...
Seung Sahn - Teaching Style
... developed his own kong-an study program for students of the Kwan Um School, known today as the Twelve Gates ... Before receiving inka to teach (in Kwan Um inka is not synonymous with Dharma transmission), students must complete the Twelve Gates—though often they will complete hundreds more ... that time, what can you do?" Not included in this version of the kong-an is the Kwan Um School of Zen's following side note on the case, "...here is an important factor in this case that has ...
Seung Sahn - Biography
... The Kwan Um School of Zen was founded in 1983 and—unlike more traditional practice in Korea—Seung Sahn allowed the laity in the lineage to wear the robe of a Buddhist monk ... For instance although the Kwan Um School does utilize traditional Seon and Japanese Zen ritual, elements of their practice also closely resemble rituals found often in Pure Land, Ch'a ... and temple in Clay City, Kentucky called Furnace Mountain—the temple name being Kwan Se Um San Ji Sah (or, Perceive World Sound High Ground Temple) ...