Sunim Myong An

Korean Zen Buddhism

Myong An Sunim is a Malaysian and the Abbot of Haeng Won Zen Centre in Bayan Lepas. He went to the UK in the 1970s for further education, gained a Master's Degree and worked in the UK and Asia.

Whilst working in Hong Kong in 1992, he became the student of Great Zen Master Seung Sahn who lived from 1927 to 2004, and attained enlightenment at the age of twenty-two to become the youngest Zen Master in Korea.

Myong An Sunim later left to follow him to Korea to become a monk and spent seventeen years there practising Zen before returning to Penang in 2013 to establish Haeng Won Zen Centre.

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You can also contact Sunim Myong An at [email protected] or 04-6115689