Program & Training


Seung Sahn International zen center Musangsa is open to
anybody who seeks true meaning of life and its direction
disregarding race, religion, nationality and
age. Musangsa walks together with you on the
Boddhisattva path. Through practicing with us, you will be
able to find your true self and help your neighbors, society
and whole world with your compassionate mind.

① Regular Program

Musangsa offers meditation practice in the mornings and evenings, except during retreats. Practice is always free of charge. Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start time.

Morning practice begins at 5:00 a.m in the Buddha Hall and Evening practice begins with chanting at 6:00 p.m., followed by sitting meditation at 7:00 p.m. On Thursday evenings once a fortnight, we offer additional meditation periods until 9:00 p.m.

The following talks and programs are open to both newcomers and the public throughout the year. All are welcome for morning chanting, please register with us in advance if you also wish to join the meditation 

  1. 4:25
    108 Bows
  2. 5:00
  3. 5:40
  4. 10:00 -11:00
    Daily Rice
    Offering Chanting*
  5. 18:00
  6. 19:00

Chanting takes place in the main Buddha Hall. Limited visits to the Buddha Hall ONLY (entry into all other buildings are prohibited)
Zen meditation takes place at the Meditation Hall
※  Morning chanting requires no registration. However, please contact the office to register to join the meditation

② Sunday Offering Chanting Kido & Dharma Talk

  • The Sunday Dharma Talk, which is held every Sunday, is currently only held on the first Sunday of every month in person & through ZOOM.
  • The Rice Offering Chanting Kido are held daily as usual.
  • Every first Sunday of the month – Rice Offering Chanting Kido 10 A.M., Dharma Talk 11 A.M.

Meeting ID: 891 8303 2927
Passcode: 798520

Chanting Book Downloaded PDF file

*Notices related to the Sunday Dharma talks can also be found on Musangsa’s Facebook page.

On Musangsa’s YouTube channel, you can watch various teachings. Videos of Zen Master Seung Sahn, Zen Master Dae Bong, Zen Master Tan Wol,  as well as other Zen Masters and Ji do Peop Sas from the International Kwan Um School of Zen are regularly uploaded. You can get to the Musangsa YouTube channel directly from the Musangsa homepage.

hope that you will listen to many Dharma Talks and attain wisdom and happiness in your life.

Monday Zen Meditation Class

Musangsa offers the ‘Monday Zen Meditation Class’, which is a meditation practice from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm every Monday. This is a good program for those who want to devote themselves to practice with other practitioners for one day a week and also receive teaching from the teachers who lead them. The door is open to all regardless of their experience with Zen meditation.

A semester’s schedule consists of meditation, Dharma Talks, Kong An interview, hiking and Q&A with Teachers, available in English and Korean.

Each semester is usually run for 5 months; from March to July and from September to January, with a one-month break in the middle. The start date will be announced on the Musangsa website, Facebook, Instagram, etc. immediately after the end of one semester, that way you can apply to the next Monday Zen Class in advance.

Spring Semester  Begins March 2024

Monday 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Participation fee: 200,000 won

Inquiries and applications: Musangsa Temple Office (Applications must be made before the start date.)


Sunday Meditation & Zen Cafe with Q & A in person & ZOOM

The Sunday Zen Café consists of sitting meditation and Q&A sessions. A meditation session is included, as well as an opportunity to ask questions to the Zen Master, JDPS and Sunims in a relatively relaxed atmosphere. Anyone with or without experience in meditation is welcome to attend.

*Zen Café is running in person and on-line via Zoom. For participation, please apply on the Musangsa Facebook Messenger, Instagram DM, Musangsa email: or call (042)842-6084 in advance.

*Attend In person at Musangsa : 1st floor office

*ZOOM Link:

Meeting ID: 851 9185 4678

Passcode: 715750

* Every Sunday at 1:00 pm: sitting meditation at Musangsa in person or ZOOM

                              2:30 pm: Dharma Talks and Q&A 


  • Please wear comfortable clothes for sitting meditation
  • Talks and instructions will be provided in Korean and English at the same time.
  • When joining for the first time, we will give meditation instruction before the start of the meditation time (1pm). This may be omitted if proceeding with online zoom.
  • This program is free and open to the public. Donations (Dana) are most welcome to support the community of international Sunims, practitioners and ongoing teaching at Musangsa.

* Please go to the Donate page

⑤ Sunday Pali Sutra Study Class

Every Sunday, 1:30 – 4:00 PM, there is a lecture on the Pali Sutra Study Class in the  Buddha Hall.

For more information, please contact the Musangsa Office at (042)841-6084.

1:30pm – 4:00pm at the Buddha Hall.
Led by Hyon Gong Sunim. (Korean only)


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