Membership & Donations
By becoming a member of your local Zen Center, you help support its ongoing practice and programs. You’ll also automatically become a member of the international Kwan Um School of Zen, and part of its effort to bring this teaching to new students and to other parts of the world.
As a member you will receive reduced fees for retreats and programs at your Zen Center and at other Zen Centers of the Kwan Um School of Zen. You’ll also receive the School’s journal, Primary Point, and its newsletter.
- Individual Membership – $25/month
- Family Membership – $35/month
- Student/Senior Membership – $15/month
For your convenience, dues and donations can be paid by check or money order in U.S. funds, by Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover, or by PayPal.
Membership fees and contributions are tax-deductible.
- Become a member in North America
- Email us with your membership question
- Cancel your current membership
Europe and Asia:
To become a member of the Kwan Um School of Zen outside of North America, please contact the head temple for your country. A listing appears in each issue of Primary Point and is available online.
If you can’t find a Zen center or group near you, but would like to become a member, please contact us.
Thank you for considering a donation to the Kwan Um School of Zen!
Donations to the School can be made for specific projects or Zen center, or to the School in general. Online donations can be made by credit card, Paypal, or in the form of securities. Please visit our How To Donate page for detailed information.