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Buddhist leader and peace activist Pomnyun Sunim to speak

September 19, 2023 @ 7:00 CDT - 8:30 CDT

A free event entitled Casual Conversation with Ven. Pomnyun Sunim will be held at the Crystal Community Center on Tuesday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
Ven. Pomnyun Sunim (“Ven.” is an abbreviation for “venerable” and sunim is the Korean form of address for a monk) is one of the most influential religious leaders in South Korea, a peace activist, and a leader of engaged Buddhism, which applies Buddhist teachings to solving modern issues. He is the recipient of the 2002 Ramon Magsaysay Award and 2020 Niwano Peace Prize.
Pomnyun Sunim is the founder of the Jungto Society, a Buddhist community of practice which began in Korea in 1988, and how has several communities in foreign countries, including three in the U.S.
The talk will be held in a Q&A format, which will allow audience members to ask questions on topics of their choice. The format allows Pomnyun Sunim to answer in a way that helps the questioners shift their perspectives and begin to find their own answers to life’s challenges.
Attendees of this free event must register with an RSVP at the following link: bit.ly/talk919   The Crystal Community Center is located at 4800 Douglas Dr. N., Crystal, MN  55429.


September 19, 2023
7:00 CDT - 8:30 CDT


Crystal Community Center
4800 Douglas Drive N.
Crystal, MN 55429 United States
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