2019/20 Gak Su Temple Winter Retreat (Updated on 30/10)


12/10/2019 – 12/1/2020
Intensive Week (YMJJ): 5 – 12/1/2020

Please join us for the 2019 Winter Kyol Che. Surrounded by mountains on either side, the quiet and simple surroundings of Gak Su Temple provide a nurturing environment for retreats. Gaksu is a place for all beings to restore both body and mind, to become one with nature, and to attain their true selves and help this world. During the Winter Kyol Che, guest teachers will visit us and lead the retreat during the following periods:


Zen Master Dae Bong

Zen Master Dae Bong is currently the abbot of Musangsa in Korea and the Head Zen Master of the Kwan Um School of Zen in Asia. He will join us and lead 7-day retreat retreat at Gak Su Temple in early December. Also, Great Zen Master Seung Sahn entered nirvana in 2004. Students are encouraged to join a one-day retreat on 1 December at Gak Su Temple and pay our respect to Zen Master Seung Sahn. 

7-day retreat: 3011 - 7/12
Zen Master Seung Sahn Memorial & 1-day retreat: 1/12
2-day retreat: 7-8/12

*Those joining 2-day retreat must have previously completed a seven-day retreat at Gak Su Temple. Please register at the Zen Center office.

Please visit our website or enquire at our office for details for registration.