Entries by Gil

Call for Primary Point Submissions

Overview The European Office is delighted to inform you that the editorial team of Primary Point, the teaching journal of the Kwan Um School of Zen, will devote the entire Spring 2020 issue to the European, Israeli and Russian region. This is an exciting opportunity to share our “European Dharma” with our friends in the […]

Teachers response to Sangha Convention

— Do you remember? — Sangha Convention is YOU! For the first time, in September 2018 in Poland, members of Kwan Um School of Zen Europe were empowered by our bylaws to share their diverse experiences and insights, discuss their ideas and concerns about our Sangha. They voted for positive changes that could help our School adapt to contemporary culture while keeping its core tradition, so […]

Sangha Weekend and MoM 2019

Get ready for this year’s Sangha Weekend in Spain. This event, during which all members of Sangha meet, share experiences and forge our community, will take place at the end of the summer retreat with Zen Master Bon Shim and will include Inka Ceremony, visit of our School Head Zen Master Seong Hyang and Meeting […]

Guest Teacher Tour 2019

We are happy to announce Soeng Hyang SSN visit through Europe this summer.  Soeng Hyang SSN is the School Zen Master of the Kwan Um School of Zen. She received dharma transmission from Zen Master Seung Sahn on October 10, 1992. She was one of Zen Master Seung Sahn’s first American students and studied with him […]

Sangha Convention Report

[Click to read the first European Sangha Convention Report] . Listening to the voice of the Sangha —  KWAN UM SCHOOL OF ZEN WILL HOST THE  — 1st European Sangha Convention   — View 100 survey results —   — Sangha Weekend Plan — Saturday: Meeting of Members/MoM (~1,5h) – administrative part Sangha Convention (~3h) – vision part Evening Music LIVE and Dharma Puzzle – […]

Summer Retreat Program 2018

Join Kwan Um School of Zen across Europe for our Summer Retreat Program 2018 Summer Retreat Map below will show you the correct way on the journey to your True Self. It begins on 24th of June in Israel and the Czech Republic and ends on 7th of September, after a four – week long […]

Heart Kyol Che

The Heart Kyol Che is a wonderful opportunity to support our students who practice the Winter Kyol Che at WuBong Sa and to deepen your own practice. Come and pledge yourself for extra practice at home and receive the global support of our Dharma Sisters and Brothers from the Online Sangha.    Read – Join – Pledge 

Residence at the Bratislava Zen Center

The Bratislava Zen Center is looking for one resident to live and practice in Bratislava Zen Centre. The students with Zen practice experience are preferred. We accept students for short training periods from one day up to a couple of months. The resident candidate must provide references before the beginning of training and to be ready […]

Kwan Um Europe’s new YouTube channel

Just got on the air  We are happy to announce that we are on YouTube as well. New special channel with Kwan Um School of Zen content including dharma talks, chanting and more. Please visit us on YouTube