Tonda Horåk JDPSN received Inka from Zen Master Bon Shim in September 2022. He was born in Czech Republic and started practicing Zen in 1999, and he was a novice and monk in Korea in Musang Sah from 2002 till 2010. When he met Barbara Pardo JDPSN, he fell in love, left monkhood and they got married. Since 2010 they have been living in Spain and together with Zen Master Bon Shim they founded the Retreat Center Bori Sa in the Pyrenees where they live and organize many retreats.
Dušan Silváši JDPSN received inka from Zen Master Gu Ja in September 2022. He was born in Košice, Slovakia. In 1992 he started practicing with the Kwan Um School of Zen, first with Zen Master Wu Bong and Zen Master Dae Kwang and later with Oleg Šuk JDPSN. He works as an IT specialist and has also been a teacher of Karate for many years. He has been the abbot of Košice Zen Center for 17 years. He has 2 children with his wife Olga (also a longtime Zen practitioner) and together with her he has been working on spreading the teaching of Zen to a much wider audience with projects involving Yoga, Karate and recently also with IT professionals.
Jan Sendzimir JDPSN received Inka from Zen Master Ji Kwang in September 2022. Jan was born in the USA to a Polish father and a French mother. He began practicing with Zen Master Seung Sahn in 1975 in Providence Rhode Island. Since then he has been practicing and living in different Kwan Um Zen Centers in the US and Europe. He works as a scientist and focuses on climate change, resilience and sustainability. His work has taken him across the globe. Additionally, he is a passionate photographer in his free time. He lives in Vienna Austria with his life-partner and is the abbot of the Vienna Zen Center. He has two daughters.
Hyon Ja SSN Transmission Speech
Tolo Cantarellas JDPSN: Inka speech 01 September 2019 at Bori Sa Zen center, Catalonia, Spain.
Lizzie Coombs JDPSN: Inka speech at Providence Zen Center, Rhode Island, U.S.A.
Gu Ja SSN: Transmission Speech, April 2017 at Wu Bong Sa, Poland
Knud Rosenmayer JDPSN: Inka Speech, 20 March 2016 at Wu Bong Sa, Poland
Yuval Gill JDPSN: Inka speech, 20th March 2016 at Wu Bong Sa, Poland