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7-Day Yong Maeng Jong Jin Retreat with Zen Master Soeng Hyang (Barbara Rhodes)

12/01/2018 @ 8:00 am - 12/07/2018 @ 3:30 pm

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We are grateful to have Zen Master Soeng Hyang lead the annual 7 Day Yong Maeng Jong Jin retreat. Yong Maeng Jong Jin retreats are held in silence. The schedule each day consists of several hours of Zen practice (bowing, chanting, sitting and walking), work, rest periods and vegetarian meals eaten in traditional temple style. Dharma talks and kong an interviews are also given by Zen Master Soeng Hyang.

Minimum participation is 24 hours, meals and accommodations included. 

Entry days are Monday, and Wednesday.

Registration is at 8 am in the main lobby on Monday 12/3, and Wednesday 12/5


Daily Retreat Fees:

$65 Non-Members and Associate Members

$45 Members, Seniors, and Full-time Students

$35 Dharma Teachers and Dharma-Teachers-in-Training


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Zen Master Soeng Hyang (Barbara Rhodes) 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 beginning in 1972. She was given inka in 1977. She helped found Providence Zen Center, and lived there for seventeen years, serving in a number of administrative capacities.


Interested in becoming a member? Membership in the Kwan Um School of Zen entitles you to discounts for retreats and guest stays at our Kwan Um School of Zen Centers. See Become a Member on the Kwan Um School of Zen site.


12/01/2018 @ 8:00 am
12/07/2018 @ 3:30 pm
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Providence Zen Center
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