“Practice is the process of getting to know who you are by closely observing yourself here and now.”

– Ven. Pomnyun Sunim

What is Practice?

The goal of practice is to change your inner self and has nothing to do with increasing your power or ability. It is about letting go of any negative responses that arise in you, such as insecurity, anxiety, worries, sadness, distress, emptiness, stress, anger, frustration, hate, and resentment. It is possible for everyone to lead a relaxed and easy-going life. That is why we say, “everyone is a Buddha” and “everyone can be happy.” Anyone can do it, but it is not easy.  Read More → 

how it works

40-Minute Daily Practice

Every morning, Jungto practitioners practice for 40 minutes to 1 hour in their own space, at their own pace. While doing the 108 bows, we reflect on the previous day and repent any actions, words, or thoughts that go against the five precepts, resolving not to do them again. During meditation, we focus on here and now in order to free ourselves from negative thoughts and emotions. The daily sutra reading helps us attain wisdom. After practice, we share what we felt or realized with fellow practitioners.

PRINCIPLES

Practice, Donate, and Volunteer

We believe that true happiness comes from helping others. While you engage in 1000-Day Practice, you are encouraged to donate at least one dollar a day and do one good deed a day. Together, we can make the world a better place to live.

Hear from Fellow Practitioners

TAKE A PEEK

Daily Practice Sequence

Estimated Time Required : 40 minutes 

01

Words for Practice

Read out loud the first and second sections of the Jungto Practice Manual: Vows to the Threefold Refuge and Words for Practice.

02

Chamhoe and 108 Bows

Keeping the meaning of Chamhoe (Repentance) and your aspiration in mind, perform each bow while reflecting upon and repenting for your past actions.

03

Meditation

Meditate for 10 minutes to calm your mind. Close your eyes and straighten your back. Observe the breath as you inhale and exhale.

04

Today’s Sutra

Read Today’s Sutra to attain wisdom. A piece of reading material will be provided for your daily mindfulness.

05

Aspiration

Read Vows of the Jungto Practitioner, Objectives of the 10th 1000-Day Practice, and the Four Great Vows.

06

Sharing

Recognize your state of mind during today’s practice. Leave a short note of how you feel in your online group room.