How to Practice

Our tradition has three major forms of Zen practice: bowing, chanting, and sitting meditation.The forms are very simple, and once you’ve seen them it is easy to follow along. More…

You can now apply for precepts online!

If you are planning on taking precepts, please check out our new online application.
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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

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