NOW & ZEN WEEKLY UPDATE
MON 14 January - SUN 20 January 2019
“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” — Henry David Thoreau
Public Dharma Talk by Senior Dharma Teacher Mu Sang Sunim on Thursday, January 17, at 7.30 PM. The Intro Talk will be given by Ian White Maher
Mu Sang Sunim is a Senior Monk in the Kwan Um School of Zen. He began practicing with Zen Master Seung Sahn in 1975 and became a monk in 1980. He travelled widely internationally with DSSN as his secretary for many years, residing at many Kwan Um School centers and was Abbot of Dharma Zen Center, in Los Angeles for 7 years. In 1984 he helped to start Seoul International Zen Center in Korea and in 1991 produced the film “Wake-Up-On the Road with a Zen Master.” He has been staying with us since last fall and teaches Soen Yu mind-body exercises.
Ian White Maher has taken 10 Precepts in the Kwan Um School of Zen. He began practicing with the school in the spring of 1998 and moved into CZC the summer of 2000. He lived here for 2.5 years while attending Harvard Divinity School. He is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister and has served congregations in New York City and North Carolina. He returned to CZC last October and is currently working on a book about the possibilities of spiritual transformation while also serving as our House Master.
Millennial Zen Group meets on Sunday, January 20, from 5-6 PM.
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