What Is This Together Action? with Zen Master Bon Haeng (Mark Houghton)

podcast Jul 18, 2019

Zen Master Bon Haeng, Mark Houghton, became a student of Zen Master Seung Sahn's in 1976 and was an early member of the Cambridge Zen Center where he lived for 14 years and was abbot for 12. He received inka, or permission to teach, in 1990. Zen Master Bon Haeng received transmission from Zen Master Seung Sahn in 2000. Today he is retired but continues to serve as the guiding teacher of the Open Meadow Zen Group in Lexington, MA, the co-guiding teacher the Providence Zen Center.

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