Rev. Ginger Lee (aka JiHyeon Lee) was ordained as a Won Buddhist priest in 2006. During her novice training, she served at the Won Buddhist temples in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and in Swaziland, Africa. Rev. Ginger completed her undergraduate training at YoungSan University, South Korea, and received her master’s degree in Won Buddhist Studies at the Won Institute of Graduate Studies in Philadelphia.
In 2012, Rev. Ginger was assigned to the Won Buddhist temples in North Carolina, and there she led adult and children’s temple services, meditation workshops, and dharma study groups. After serving there for 9 years, she is now assigned to the Won Dharma Center.
Rev. Ginger has 16 years of experience and training in Qi-gong and Tai-chi, and incorporates these forms of moving meditation into retreats and other programs. In 2019, Rev. Ginger hiked the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage in Spain, and shared her experiences with people in inspirational dharma talks.