SERVICES


Daily Prayer:
5:00AM - during summer
6:00AM - during winter
(Please check the calendar under Events)

Weekly Sunday Service:
11:30AM - chanting, the abbot's sermon, and afternoon activities (listed below) 
*The entire service is in Korean but if anyone is interested, they are welcome to join!

 

SPECIAL CEREMONIES


  • New Year Ceremony
  • Lunar New Year Prayer
  • Vesak Day (Buddha's Birthday) Ceremony
  • Beak Joong: Commemorative Ceremony for the Ancestors and the decease
  • Chu Seok: Korean Thanksgiving Day Prayer (Lunar Calendar)
  • Winter Solstice Music Concert

 

Afternoon Activities


Little Buddhists

Children's Buddhist Class

Sundays from 11:30am to 1:30pm

Every week the young aspiring Buddhists (ages ranging from 3-7, and 8-13) will learn about the teachings of Buddha and Korean culture through different activities, including Arts and crafts, storytelling, Korean traditional games, and songs and dances. 



Nae Woolrim

Korean Traditional Percussion Class

Sundays from 2pm to 3pm

Established by the president of Korean Performing Arts Center(KPAC), Soo Yeon Park and taught by her disciples Hyuna Lee and Annaleigh Potterson, Nae Woolrim is Wonkaksa's Korean Traditional Percussion group.  
Currently recruiting new members!



Gamroyeon

Wonkaksa Choir

Sundays from 2pm to 4pm

Led by a conductor/Soprano Sorim Park, the choir, "Gamroyeon", has been actively participating in numerous Buddhist events and ceremonies, including the Lotus Lantern Parade in Union Square for the annual Vesak day.
Currently recruiting new members!