If You Give Up, Then What? with Myong Hae Sunim, JDPS

podcast Jun 14, 2019

Myong Hae Sunim, JDPS, was originally planning on becoming Catholic nun when a friend invited her to hear a visiting Chinese Zen Master, Su Bong Sunim. Lithuania had recently become independent from Communism and was opening up to the world. She had never seen a Chinese person before and initially went just to meet him. But she was so moved by his message she immediately signed up to sit a three-day retreat. Myong Hae Sunim quickly realized that the Buddhist path fit her better than the Catholic one and she began sitting retreats in Poland before finally moving to Hwa Gye Sat Temple in South Korea in 1996 to begin her monastic training. The following year, after ordaining as a nun, she moved to Hong Kong to serve at Su Bong Zen Monastery, where she has been ever since and now serves as the second guiding teacher.

You can find out more by visiting the website for Su Bong Monastery in Hong Kong at https://subong.org.hk/en

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