December online practice with European teachers

Dear friends in the Dharma, The month of December is the month of love and compassion. It is a really special time for us to come together — especially now when the Corona Virus is affecting everyone's health and lockdowns are making it impossible to come together face to face as it is traditionally done. The teachers of the Kwan Um School of Zen Europe invite all practitioners, not only in the European Sangha but also from around the world, to join a special online Zoom Zen Practice on the following Saturday mornings:

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No Inside or Outside

What is the significance of a 49-day ceremony? Chong Hae Sunim JDPS: When someone passes away, in addition to a funeral service that usually occurs three or seven days after the death, we have a ceremony on the 49th day. Traditionally, the period of 49 days after someone dies is seen as a time for that person to check their consciousness and digest their karma.

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