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
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
“Wash yourself through True(S)elf Watch your mind. See what mind (ego) is doing. Let the light of consciousness melt egoic extremes. Take the time. Be still. Let (Big Mind) distill all fears and confusions. You are far more than patterns and stories. You are vast beyond measure.”
Listen carefully! Do you feel the summer breeze ? Insight is like this. All views are false views. Clinging to those abstractions. Outside a crow caws. Calm mind and warm heart This is the truest Freedom The Bodhisattva! Anger is poison. Compassion blooms like flowers. Let go of your views. The cosmos is vast. Yet … Continue reading DO YOU FEEL THE SUMMER BREEZE (HaeIn Sunim)
Live continually as a student… when life’s study is ended, your life is over. Don’t brag about or bemoan your history if you only have a past… you are currently desolate. If people don’t ask for advice then don’t give it… unsolicited advice sounds like a broken trumpet Don’t pass on all the world to … Continue reading TO MY DISCIPLES (from Jongmae Park KunSunim)
A new Bishop has been installed in the American-European arm of the Zen Taego Order. The ceremony was held on the 10th of March, in Brampton, Canada. The service was attended by monks, and ministers from Ontario, Canada, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Maryland and California. Bishop Hae Kwang has been involved in Buddhism, and Eastern … Continue reading INAUGURATION OF NEW BISHOP FOR THE A-E TAEGO ORDER
On Saturday August 20th, Dae Jaang (Jim Casebolt) was ordained as a Dharma Teacher within the Taego A-E Parish. The ordination ceremony took place at 6:00 pm at Dharma Gate Zen, in Troy Michigan during the Taego A-E Parish conference. Ven. Jongmae Park, Patriarch of the parish performed the ordination. Other Taego clergy and dharma … Continue reading New Dharma Teacher ordained
We will be holding our US Eastern Conference August 19th-21st, 2016. This conference is for all Clergy, or Taego Dharma Students. For more information, please contact your guiding teacher, or Parish Bishop.