Annual European Retreat


The annual European spiritual retreat was held in Poland near the city of Opole between the 28th and 30th of September 2018. Attendees included the abbot of the temple, Venerable Hae Mahn, the Patriarch, Venerable Park, some Polish practitioners and other parish clergy from all over Europe including Germany, and Italy. In addition, there was the … Continue reading Annual European Retreat

Taego site given UNESCO status


Dear Taego-Jang A-E Parish, Good News! I am pleased to report that our Taego temple and training grounds, Seonamsah monastery (and Youngsanje) became a word cultural heritage of UNESCO! Staying at this temple is an incredible experience and honour.  During the Japanese invasion (1592 – 1598) many of Seonamsa’s buildings were destroyed. Restoration was done … Continue reading Taego site given UNESCO status