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Pic 1. Master Jinje  on the Dharma Seat

Master Jinje’s instatement ceremony, as the new supreme patriarch of Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, was held on March 28, 2012 at 2 P.M. in Jogye-sa Temple.
The Supreme Patriarch is the head of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, the highest spiritual position that represents sanctity of Jogye Order.
A leader  in interfaith studies, Rabbi Jack Bemporad also graced this momentous occasion to offer congratulations to Master Jinje.


Master of Ceremony : Head of the Department of Planning Ven. Jeong man
Master of Chanting : The Chief of Ceremony Ven. In mook
Offering of Six Auspicious Objects to the Buddha
Bell Ringing Ceremony
Entrance of Host
Opening of Ceremony
The Three Refuge
Heart Sutra Chanting
Opening Message
(President of JOKB)
Introduction of Supreme Patriarch
(Chairman of Central Council)
Message of Instatement
(Head of Council of Elders)
Congratulatory Message
(President of South Korea)
Dedication Message
Request for Supreme Patriarch to Rise on the Dharma Seat
Sacred Whisk Offerings
(Vice Chairman of Council of Elders)
Dharma Staff Offering
(President of JOKB)
Offering of Three Bows
Traditional Song Requesting Dharma Teaching
Short Meditation
Dharma Teaching
(New Supreme Patriarch of JOKB)
Congratulatory Song
Four Great Vows
Lantern Lighting Ceremony to Begin 1000 Day Practice
Exiting of Host
Closing of Ceremony

Pic 2. Master Jineje’s Entrance

Pic3. Sacred whisk offering by the vice chairman of council of elders 

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