Hye Tong Sunim JDPS
Hye Tong Sunim is from Korea. He was born in 1971 and graduated from Dongguk University majoring in German literature. He started practicing Zen Buddhism at Hwa Gye Sa and ordained as a monk with sami precepts in the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in
1996 at Haeinsa Temple. He received bhikkhu precepts in 2000 from the Kwan Um School of Zen and in 2005 from the Jogye Order. He has worked and practiced at Hwa Gye Sa, Musangsa, Providence Zen Center and several Korean Zen monasteries. Hye Tong Sunim
received inka from Zen Master Dae Bong in 2012 at Musangsa. He is currently Seon Won Jang Sunim (co-guiding teacher) and vice-abbot of Musangsa.