Won BudDhist Studies Department

Continuing Education Courses

Spring 2024


Rev. WonGong So

Dates: Every Wednesday, from 1/10/24 to 3/19/24

Time: 6-8pm EST/ 3-5pm PST

CEU’s: 2

Fee: $600

Dive into the timeless wisdom of Won Buddhism! Discover the unique chart designed by its founder, Sotaesan, often likened to the enduring turtle – a symbol of long life and steadfastness. Explore the eternal teachings of the Fourfold Grace, Threefold Study, and Eight Articles that have inspired minds for over a century. Join us in this immersive journey where you’ll gain deep insights into the harmonious blend of faith and practice, empowering you to infuse these principles into your everyday life. Don’t miss out on this chance to enrich your spiritual journey and bring lasting change to your daily life!

The Won Institute is offering 30%-50% scholarships. The WBS Learn admin will conduct a brief interview to determine your financial need and your intentions for taking the course. 


About The Instructor

Rev. WonGong So

Rev. WonGong (she/her), affectionately known as Rev. Wow!, is a lifetime dedicated dharma teacher. A pioneering Won Buddhist priest, she has established temples in Chapel Hill and Raleigh, North Carolina. She is a guest lecturer at schools, colleges, and meditation centers, teaching Buddhist philosophy and meditation to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Rev. Wow! leads workshops, retreats, youth dharma camps, and cultural enrichment programs. She integrates creative forms of meditation with body movement, vocal Qigong, breathing techniques, guided meditation, and laughter. She is active in the international interfaith community and is a leading Korean-to-English translator of dharma teachings, serving as a spiritual bridge between East and West.

Rev. Wow! is a master of integrating Buddhist concepts in daily practice. She loves gardening and singing. In 2018, she released an album, Chants of Samadhi for Daily Practice. In 2020, she released her second album, Chants for Healing

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