Rev. Paul Dochong Lynch;, the Guiding Teacher of the Five Mountain Sangha, received Inka from Zen Master Robert Jibong Moore on April 9, 2006. Pŏpsanim (Dochong’s title) has been practicing Buddhist meditation for more than twenty five years, and is a poet and author. The author of many books, including Cold Heart Thawing, a collection of his earlier poetry, and Peering Through the Cloud, a collection of his latter poetry, Pŏpsanim has also written The Ocean of Zen – a Practice Guide to Sŏn Buddhism; Zen Liturgy – Korean Sŏn Practice Forms; and Buddhist Precepts – a Guide for Western Buddhist Lay Practitioners - along with translations of The Barrier That Has No Gate, Wú Mén Guān and The Blue Cliff Record.
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