Ven. Chung Ohun Lee
Religions for Peace International
Ven. Dr. Chung Ohun Lee is the Supreme Council of Won Buddhism, spiritual teacher, visionary activist and international leader in the movement of interreligious dialogue and cooperation. As a frequent speaker and representative at the United Nations since 1992, Chung has been privileged to work with the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Secretary General of the United Nations. As the Guiding Spiritual Teacher of Won Buddhism of Manhattan (WBM), Chung brings Won Buddhist spirituality to her Sangha (community) and international audiences as well. She promotes the Won Buddhist philosophy of spiritual stability and freedom from the mindless and unceasing pursuit of materialism. Chung is noted for imparting Buddha dharma on a personal, community and global level. She established a thriving Buddhist temple in the middle of Manhattan through the embodiment of spiritual cultivation in the midst of our materialistic society, which is the hallmark of Won Buddhism.
Chung is noted for imparting Buddha dharma on a personal, community and global level.Chung Ohun Lee has her expertise in meditation, mindfulness, Buddhist philosophy, and interfaith. Her wisdom and compassion for improving holistic healthcare and betterment of humanity are based on her own Struggle and inward journey.