What is Won Buddhism?
Won Buddhism of Manhattan has served, for the last twenty two years, as a spiritual home for New Yorkers. The Manhattan Won Buddhist Temple, which is also the site of the Won Buddhism UN Office, was founded in 1994. It is a place of peace and restoration, and a place to learn and practice Won Buddhism and meditation. Won Buddhists follow Sotaesan's vision of living the teaching of Buddha with simplicity and commitment in our highly modern and materialistic society.Read more
For those who cannot join our public gatherings, our Reverends offer hour-long individualized instruction at the temple to anyone who wants to learn how to meditate and the Buddha’s teachings. It includes sitting, chanting, meditation practice with Q & A. It can help you to overcome obstacles that have been hindering your meditation practice.