Dedication of Memorial to Zen Master Seung Sahn

To commemorate the 10th year of Zen Master Seung Sahn’s passing, we will hold a very special ceremony and dedication on Saturday, August 2 during our Founder’s Day weekend. We hope you will be able to join us for this tribute to our teacher. More…

You can now apply for precepts online!

If you are planning on taking precepts, please check out our new online application.
"When we make our direction and vow clear together, we not only help each other, we also inspire our extended community around the world." More information

Ask a Teacher

If you don’t live near a Kwan Um School Zen center, you may contact one of our teachers for information regarding the School, our practice forms, or questions regarding your own practice. Ask your question now

Zen Student Cycles America

Why am I riding from Providence, RI to Astoria, Oregon - a total of 4,500 miles? Don’t know. Maybe just do it… maybe just peddle…maybe - it’s for you! Learn More