Hye Tong Sunim
September 15, 2020
This meditation practice, if you have faith, will lead to world peace.
Hye Tong Sunim, JDPS, began practicing Zen Buddhism at Hwa Gye Sa temple in Seoul, South Korea in 1995. He ordained as a novice monk in the Jogye Order in 1996 at Haeinsa Temple. He received bhikkhu precepts (full ordination) in 2000 from the Kwan Um School of Zen and in 2005 from the Jogye Order. He has worked and practiced at Hwa Gye Sa, Seung Sahn International Zen Center Musangsa, Providence Zen Center in US and several other Korean Zen monasteries. Hye Tong Sunim received inka, or permission to teach, from Zen Master Dae Bong in 2012. He is currently Seon Won Jang Sunim (co-guiding teacher) and vice-abbot of Musangsa.