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The Kwan Um School of Zen is an international organization of Zen centers and groups founded under the direction of Zen Master Seung Sahn. The School began with the establishment of its international head temple, the Providence Zen Center, in 1972. Over the years, Zen Master Seung Sahn and his successors have established over 100 Zen centers and groups in more than 20 countries.
The Kwan Um School of Zen was organized in 1983 to provide cohesion and administrative support to Zen centers around the world. Kwan Um means “perceive world sound,” to compassionately hear the cries of the universe.