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Zen Meditation in Lexington, MA
Monday/Wednesday Evening, Monday/Friday Morning Meditation
Free and Open to All
Guiding Teacher The Open Meadow Zen Group is led by Zen Master Bon Haeng (Mark Houghton)
Zen Master Bon Haeng received Transmission from Zen Master Seung Sahn, in April 2000. Zen Master Seung Sahn was the 78th Patriarch in his line of transmission in the Chogye order of Korean Buddhism, and founder of the Kwan Um School of Zen. He died on November 30, 2004, leaving a legacy which includes over a hundred temples, centers, and Zen groups around the world, and a living legacy, having given transmission to 13 Zen Masters who carry on his tradition and teaching style.
Zen Master Bon Haeng is one of the two guiding teachers of Cambridge Zen Center, where he was abbot for twelve years and lived for fourteen years. A student of Zen Master Seung Sahn since 1976, he holds a BA in Religion and Philosophy from Antioch College. Prior to becoming a student of Zen Master Seung Sahn in 1976, he taught yoga for four years, living in ashrams in Boston, Washington D.C., and Tucson, Arizona. He worked as an executive in his family's chemical company for many years and has recently retired.
Click here to see a selection of Zen Master Bon Haeng's teachings.