Dae Kwang

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Dae Kwang
Dae Kwang
Dae Kwang
TitleSoen Sa Nim
Born (1944-03-03) March 3, 1944 (age 75)
SchoolKwan Um School of Zen
Senior posting
Based inProvidence Zen Center
PredecessorDae Soen Sa Nim

Dae Kwang is a Soen Sa Nim and is the current guiding teacher of the Providence Zen Center. He was ordained as a monk in 1987 and received Dharma transmission from Seung Sahn in 1996. He also serves as head abbot of the entire lineage, ranking just below Soeng Hyang (who is guiding teacher).[1][2]

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  1. ^ Prebish, Charles S (1999). Luminous Passage: The Practice and Study of Buddhism in America. University of California Press. p. 34. ISBN 0-520-21697-0.
  2. ^ "Teachers of the Kwan Um School of Zen". Archived from the original on 2008-05-17. Retrieved 2008-01-03.