Inspired by the Buddhist idea of inner freedom and happiness, Rev. Jieun started her monastic training in 2000. She graduated from the Dept. of Won Buddhism, Youngsan University, Korea and earned an M.A.
Rev. Insik Kim started his monastic training in 2003. He graduated from Youngsan University, Young Kwang, Korea, majoring in Won Buddhism, and earned his M.A. in Buddhist Studies at the Won-Kwang University,
Rev. Grace (Sangjin) Song is the chairperson of the Won Buddhist Studies Department at the Won Institute of Graduate Studies in Philadelphia.of Won Buddhism, Youngsan University, Korea and earned an M.A.