7 results for tag: Kwan Um

Nancy Brown Hedgpeth, JDPSN

Facebook Google+ Twitter Coming Together To Inquire with Nancy Brown Hedgpeth, JDPSN Nancy Brown Hedgpeth has been a Zen student and part of the Kwan Um School of Zen since 1979. She has practiced at the Cambridge Zen Center, the Providence Zen Center, the New Haven Zen Center as well as in South Korean temples. She is a retired nurse.  She helped run a farm in southern Rhode Island her husband. Nancy received inka, or permission to teach, from Zen Master Seung Sahn in 1994. She currently lives at Providence Zen Center where she serves as co-guiding teacher. ...

Carlos Montero, JDPSN

Facebook Google+ Twitter The Wisdom We All Have with Carlos Montero, JDPSN Carlos Montero, JDPSN, was born and raised in Venezuela and came to the United States to study chemical engineering at Penn State University. He began practicing meditation 1997 after his golf coach suggested that Zen might help him let go of his thinking mind and just play the sport. In 2000 Carlos founded the South Florida Zen Group where he serves as the guiding teacher. And in 2015, he received inka, or permission to teach. Outside of the dharma hall Carlos teaches chemistry and holds a 1st degree black belt in Aikido. You can find out more about his teaching and ...

Kathy Park

Facebook Google+ Twitter Cause and Effect Are Clear with Kathy Park, JDPSN Kathy Park, JDPSN, began practicing Zen in 1999 while living in London. And began studying with the Kwan Um School after visiting the Zen Center in Paris. Over the following 20 years she lived in Zen centers and temples in the United States, Hong Kong, and Korea, where she sat several 90-day retreats. She is currently an administrative director at Mu Sang Sa Temple in Korea and the coordinator of the International Initiative Project for the global Kwan Um School of Zen. Kathy lives in Korea with ...

Jason Quinn, JDPSN

Facebook Google+ Twitter What is my job as a human being? with Jason Quinn, JDPSN Jason Quinn, JDPSN, began practicing Zen in 1997 with the Dharma Sound Zen Center in Seattle. In 1999, feeling ready for a deeper commitment, he moved into the Providence Zen Center to train as a monk where he lived for the following nine years sitting several 90 and 30-day retreats. Jason received inka, or permission to teach, in 2015. He is Vice Abbot at the Empty Gate Zen Center in Berkeley, CA and guides the Kwan Um School of Zen's Online Sangha. Presently he lives in Santa Clara, CA ...

PZC on Korean TV Program

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=dN4iTI0u8ik#! Here's a video about Zen practice from a Korean Buddhist TV network that includes some great footage of the Zen Center, clips of Do Am Sunim, JDPS and many other teachers in our school, including our Co-Guiding Teacher Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN. There's a short interview with former PZC resident, Senior Dharma Teacher and Managing Editor of Primary Point, Tamarind Jordan where she talk about her experience with Zen and how being able to ask the question, "What am I?" is much more valuable than any answer she has found.

Dharma Talk by Zen Master Seung Sahn


Sangha Weekend

 Please join us for the weekend of July 30-31, 2011. This is the Kwan Um School of Zen Founder’s Day celebration for Zen Master Seung Sahn, held annually at the Providence Zen Center.