Sungha Yun


Buddhist Studies
Sung Ha (Sunjung) Yun received her MA in Asian Studies from UC Berkeley. She received her BA in Hindi Literature from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul in 2003 and went on to receive a BA from Wonkwang University in 2005 and an MA from the Won Institute of Graduate Studies in 2007. She was ordained as a Won Buddhist kyomu (Won Buddhist priest) in 2007. As she joins in the Buddhist Studies program at UCLA, she hopes to work on framing and understanding Won Buddhism in Korea within the wider context of Indian and Chinese Buddhism by considering socio-cultural, historical, and philosophical aspects of both Buddhism and Won Buddhism.