Zen Master Bon Yo
- Guiding Teacher of:
- Inka Date: 1994
- Transmission Date: April 9, 2005
- Current Residence: Paris, France
- Profession: Artist
Bio: Zen Master Bon Yo, (Grazyna Perl) is the guiding teacher for the Kwan Um School of Zen in France, Belgium, and Spain. She received transmission on April 9, 2005. Zen Master Bon Yo started practicing in 1983 at Gdansk Zen Center, Poland. In 1988 she started her intensive practice at the Providence Zen Center under Zen Master Seung Sahn and other teachers of the Kwan Um School of Zen tradition. In 1994 she received inka (authorization to teach) from Zen Master Seung Sahn and became a dharma master in the Kwan Um School of Zen. In 1995, Soen Sa Nim and her husband, Zen Master Wu Bong, moved to France and founded the Paris Zen Center. Since then, she teaches around Europe and follows her artistic career as a painter and illustrator.