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FMZO Event Calendar
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Wonji Inka 2006
Ocean Eyes Zen Center Events & Precepts Photos
8/14/1993 – Wonji founded the Huntington Beach Zen Center and was installed as Abbot by Zen Master Seung Sahn
Wonji's first Seven Day Retreat on Vashon Island
5/15/1991 – Wonji took Five Precepts at Dharma Kai Zen Center, Whittier, California with Zen Master Ji Bong (Kwan Um School of Zen)
7/30/1994 – Wonji took Ten Precepts at Providence Zen Center, Rhode Island following a Seven Day Retreat with Zen Master Dae Kwang (Kwan Um School of Zen)
(1994) First Retreat at Ocean Eyes Zen Center with Nancy Hegepeth, JDPSN
(1994) Robert & Ben (rt. front) take 5 Precepts at Dharma Zen Center following first retreat at Ocean Eyes Zen Center with Nancy Hegepeth, JDPSN
Wonji - May 1995 attends a 7 day retreat in Seattle & Carlos takes 5 precepts.
7/13/1996 – Wonji ordained as a Dharma Teacher at Dharma Zen Center, Los Angeles, California with Zen Master Ji Bong (Kwan Um School of Zen)
Oct 1996 - Wonji goes to Korea, Hwagesa, Seoul, & Peoples Republic of China, Shaoguan, The Whole World is a Single Flower Conference. [Nanhua Temple and Yunmen Temple]
March 1997 Wonji and Zen Master Ji Bong in Dharma Exchange at his Transmission Ceremony at Providence Zen Center.
(1997) An, John and Yves took 5 precepts at Dharma Zen Center with Wonji and Jibong
(1998) Ocean Eyes Zen Center, Mark & Tracy take 10 precepts with Wonji and Jibong in Long Beach, Ca.
Nov 1998 - Roman, Mike, Chris and Bill take precepts with Paul Park, JDPSN & Zen Master Jibong at Dharma Zen Center.
March 1999 - Chris, John & An take precepts with Wonji and Jibong
2000 - Glen Horiuchi ordains with Paul Park, JDPSN and Zen Master Jibong.
Jan 2001, Thom, Katrina, Roman, Tim, & Mike take precepts with Wonji and Jibong
6/2/2001 – Wonji took Sixteen Precepts and became a Senior Dharma Teacher at Ocean Eyes Zen Center, Long Beach, California with Zen Master Ji Bong (Kwan Um School of Zen) and began teaching Zen Students
April 2002 - Wonji goes to Peoples Republic of China, Beijing, Xi’an, Mt. Sung Shan, Chengdu, Chongqing and Shanghai for 3 weeks.
Jan 2002 - Barbara, Carlos & Chris take precepts with Paul Park, JDPSN, Wonji and Jibong.
8/18/2002 – Wonji took Seventy Four Precepts Brahmajala Monk at Ocean Eyes Zen Center. Back row: Vladimir Bojov, Michael Strong, John Lenkin, Rob Fey, Dale Lanz Front row: Ann Pepper, Tim Colohan, Ji Bong Soen Sa, Wonji Dharma, Adrian de la Pena
Mar 2003 - Wonji travels to Peoples Republic of China, Beijing, Emei Shan, LeShan to Chong Qing via Dazu Stone Caves and Shanghai for 3 weeks.
2003 - Wonji traveled the length of the Nile for 3 weeks, from Alexandria to Aswan.
Sept 2004 - Wonji travels to Singapore, Bangkok & Chaingmai, Thailand, also Seim Reap, Cambodia for 3 weeks.
1/30/2005 – Wonji co-founded the Golden Wind Zen Group and reestablished vows as a Brahmajala Monk with the newly founded Golden Wind Zen Group, Long Beach, California with Zen Master Ji Bong
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