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 ...
Last Friday we finished our annual three month Winter Kyol Che retreat and entered into the Hae Jae period. Kyol Che is the intensive meditation retreat period and Hae Jae is the looser, less formally scheduled period in the spring and autumn. The Hae Jae period provides more of an opportunity to practice in everyday life situations. During this time, monks and nuns traditionally travel from temple to temple to visit other great masters at or meet with their Doban (Dharma friends).
To celebrate, here is a video of Zen Master Seung Sahn giving the Hae Jae talk at the end of Winter Kyol Che 2004 in Korea. This is ...