Dharma online: Jungto company opens registrations for the summer school of Jungto Dharma school with Ven. Pomnyun Sunim

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Fri. Pomnyun Sunim. All images courtesy of Jungto Company

The Jungto Society, the international Buddhist community founded by revered Korean Dharma Master and social activist Venerable Pomnyun Sunim (법륜스님), has announced that its popular online Buddhist study and practice course, Jungto Dharma School, will return in August, with online registration planned. to open to new students later in June.

“We are delighted to announce that registration for the next session of Jungto Dharma School will open on June 10! Jungto Society said in an announcement shared with BDG. “Join us to discover the profound teachings of the Buddha and lasting happiness under the guidance of Ven. Pomnyun Sunim.

Fri. Pomnyun Sunim, the Director Dharma Teacher of the Jungto Society, first opened the Jungto Dharma School over 30 years ago in Korea to share the original teachings of the Buddha with lay practitioners. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jungto Society created an online English-language program – Jungto Dharma School: Introduction to Buddhism I – that is available to students of Buddhism around the world.

“Our 20-week program offers a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of Buddhist doctrines, gain practical wisdom for everyday life, and cultivate a life of happiness and freedom,” Jungto Company emphasized.

Jungto Dharma School's 20-week, self-paced program includes all online course materials and tools, weekly online meetings with group members and facilitators, and live Dharma discussions with Ven. . Pomnyun Sunim. Course content includes core modules on understanding the fundamental teachings of the Buddha and approaching key philosophical concepts, such as the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eightfold Path, causality, dependent origination and enlightenment, as well as how these concepts and practices can be applied in everyday life. life.

“You will learn how the mind works and experience changes in your outlook on life,” noted the Jungto Society. “As students of the Jungto Dharma School, you will not only study Buddhist doctrines (the fundamental teachings of the Buddha), but you will also gain practical wisdom that will help you solve various problems in your life. »

Registrations open on June 10. The summer semester is scheduled to begin August 22.

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“When the Buddha came to this world, he enlightened the world of many people who were wandering in darkness. He said that our sufferings are simply the consequence of our ignorance,” Ven. Pomnyun Sunim explained. “It doesn't matter where or how you were born, whatever your skin color, your social class, your gender, whatever the way you were born and raised, if you become the master of your own life through enlightenment and if you help others, then you become a Buddha. Therefore, the conditions of your life are nothing but a process that inevitably leads to the path of enlightenment from birth. By changing one thought, today can be the day you become a Buddha. Today should be the day your inner Buddha is born. I pray that the Buddha's teachings reach not only Buddhists but all living beings so that they can enjoy peace and comfort in their lives.

Fri. Pomnyun Sunim is a highly revered Korean professor, author, and social activist. He has founded numerous organizations, initiatives and projects around the world, including: JTS Korea, an international humanitarian aid organization working to eradicate poverty and hunger; Jungto Society, a volunteer community founded on the teachings of the Buddha and dedicated to solving modern social problems that lead to suffering; Ecobuddha, an organization focused on environmental ethics and sustainable living based on the teachings of the Buddha; and Good Friends, which promotes reconciliation and cooperation between North and South Korea and provides humanitarian aid to North Koreans. Fri. Pomnyun Sunim also works closely with the International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB).

In October 2020, the Niwano Peace Foundation in Japan presented the 37th Niwano Peace Prize to Ven. Pomnyun Sunim in recognition of his international humanitarian work, intensive environmental and social activism, and tireless efforts to build trust and goodwill among communities of different faiths and cultures, towards the goal of world peace .*

* Buddhist monk Ven. Pomnyun Sunim receives the 37th Niwano Peace Prize (BDG)

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Henry Oudin

Henry Oudin is a Buddhist scholar, spiritual adventurer and journalist. He is a passionate seeker of the depths of Buddhist wisdom, and travels regularly to learn more about Buddhism and spiritual cultures. By sharing his knowledge and life experiences on Buddhist News, Henry hopes to inspire others to embrace more spiritual and mindful ways of living.

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