need help finding a zen monastery in asia

gabpaz
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need help finding a zen monastery in asia

Postby gabpaz » Sat Jun 02, 2012 7:41 pm

hi... practice the zen way extensivly and my life changed dramatically.

i decided to become a monk for some years.

my teacher came from korean zen, student of zen master sung shan. i would go to that monastery but he is no longer alive.
so i would like to know what zen monasteries you can sugest me to try? all over asia, i am open, but i need to start my journey from somewhere. any masters you heard of? maybe ones who teach foreingerns?

any help would be more then welcomed :) thank you!

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Re: need help finding a zen monastery in asia

Postby purple rose » Sat Jun 02, 2012 9:36 pm

Duplicate topic has been deleted.

Regards,

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Re: need help finding a zen monastery in asia

Postby kirtu » Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:10 am

gabpaz wrote:hi... practice the zen way extensivly and my life changed dramatically.

i decided to become a monk for some years.

my teacher came from korean zen, student of zen master sung shan. i would go to that monastery but he is no longer alive.


Do you mean Seung Sahn or another master? If another master do you know the lineage?

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"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
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"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
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Re: need help finding a zen monastery in asia

Postby Miguel » Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:53 am

Here is one monastery in Asia that acepts foreigners and they speak english:
http://antaiji.dogen-zen.de/index-lang.html

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