REV. HYUNIN DONG
Rev. Hyunin Dong (Legal Name: Younju Dong) is the head minister of the Won Buddhism of Chicago and a president of Won Buddhism of America, Inc. After monastic training and education at the WonKwang University, she was fully ordained in the Won Buddhist Order in Korea in 1991 and worked at Tongyoung and Apgujung Won Buddhist Temples in South Korea, as well as Boston Won Buddhist Temple, MA and Won Institute of Graduate School, PA in the USA. As becoming the head minister since 2019, her vision is to create a spiritual community at the Won Buddhism of Chicago by practicing mind study together. She has a passion that through mind study, we can become a true master of our own life and benefit others living in the world.
REV. YOON KIM
Rev. Yoon Kim (Legal Name : Sang Yoon Kim) is the assistant minister of Won Buddhism of Chicago. He graduated as Won Buddhism Major from WonKwang University located in Iksan, South Korea and earned is M.A. of Won Buddhist Studies from the Won Institute of Graduate Studies, Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA. He was fully ordained in the Won Buddhist Order in Korea in 2019.
His vision is to create a peaceful and harmonious community where one can not only practice their mind and body, but also be a home where one can rest their busy mind.