Time Line

Chronology of Events

1952~1996 :

A Truth Seeker Becomes a Master of Truth
1952
6thApril
Born in Uiseong, Kyungbook, South Korea.
1960
At age 8, loses his father and begins to ponder fundamental questions about life and death.
1970’s
Completes his study at a college.
1980’s
Deep introspections and questions about life begin in his thirties.
1990’s
Owns and manages successful college preparatory academy in his forties.
1995
Dec.
Sets off for Gaya Mountain in Korea with his wife in search of Truth and begins meditation.
1996
3rd Jan.
At age 43, he achieves a full enlightenment of complete Truth.
1996
Feb. – July.
Focuses on putting the ways of the world into writing.
1996
Aug.
Puts together a book from a collection of discourses from journalists’ questions. The first Korean edition of The Book of Wisdom is published.
1996
Nov.
At an inn in Sun-yoo-dong, Moon-gyung of Korea, 10 people gather to learn his meditation method. First session of meditation begins.
1996
Dec.
Second meditation session begins with a group of 50 people in Un-yang, Kyung-nam of Korea.

1997~2001 :

Opens the Age for Mass Education of
Subtraction Meditation
1997
Jan.
Third meditation session begins in Moon-gyung-sae-jae, Korea.
Feb.
Begins the fourth session of meditation at a student dormitory in Gaya Mountain.
Jan – June
The second level method is taught.
July
The second method of meditation officially becomes Level 2 of the meditation.
Oct.
The Level 2 meditation begins in Hajam, Korea and carries on through to Mar. 1998.
Poetry collections, True Poems, True Words I, True Words II are published.
Mar. – Sept.
Meditation teaching sessions continue in Hajam, Korea.
1998
Mar.
Level 3 begins.
Sept.
Level 4 begins.
1999
Mar.
Begins to teach Level 4 students action meditation techniques.
Nov.
Action meditation for Level 4 students begins in earnest on the first Saturday of November.
2000
Jan.
First session of the Meditation Youth Camp begins.
June
Guides Level 4 students on maintaining and deepening their enlightenments.
Sept.
Writes and composes the lyrics and music for 22 songs compiled in a collection called The Songs of Heaven.
2001
Oct.
A revised edition of The Book of Wisdom is published.
Sept.
The poetry collection, True Words I, is revised and published as The Enlightened World.
Sept.
The poetry collection, True Words II, is revised and published as Nature’s Flow.
Sept.
The poetry collection, True Poems is revised and published as Mind.
Dec.
Level 5 begins.

2002~2007 :

The Way to World Peace
2002
3rd Sept.
Meets with the 58th United Nations Chairman Seung-soo Han to discuss the way to world peace in New York, U.S.A.
6th – 9th Sept.
Visits Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.A.
Receives Mahatma Gandhi Peace Prize and recognition as an Ambassador of Peace from the International Association of Educators for World Peace Association for his work towards the peace and harmony of the world.
10th Sept.
Attends the Millennium World Religious and Spiritual Leaders Summit headquarters in New York, U.S.A
Gives a talk on world peace to clergymen in Georgia, U.S.A
2003
Sept.
The first Korean edition of World Beyond World is published.
2004
Jan. – Feb.
Holds talks and seminars in Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, and
New Zealand.
May.
The first Korean edition of The Living Eternal World is published.
2005
Apr.
The first Korean edition of Heaven’s Formula For Saving The World is published.
May
Level 6 of Subtraction Meditation begins.
Jan. – Feb.
Seminars and teaching sessions are held in Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, and New Zealand.
May
The English edition of World Beyond World is published.
24th June
Level 7 of Subtraction Meditation begins. Seminar tours begin in Europe.
End of 2005
The first and second Level 7 teaching sessions are held in Phoenix, U.S.A.
2006
Jul. – Aug.
Teaching sessions are held in Phoenix for upper level students.
Oct.
The first Korean edition of The Way To Become A Person In Heaven While Living is published.
2007
Aug.
Koans (currently Level 7 check questions) for enlightenment are taught.

2007 ~ present :

The Age of Human Completion
2007
Dec.
Seminar tour begins, and education sessions start in South America.
2008
July. – Sept.
Teaching sessions for level 7 are held in USA and then in Japan.
Aug.
The first Korean edition of Where You Become True Is The Place Of Truth is published.
2009
May.
The English edition of The Way To Become A Person In Heaven While Living is published.
2010
Jan.
Teaching sessions for level 7 begin.
Mar.
Teaching sessions are held in Japan.
2011
June
The first Korean edition of Stop Living In This Land, Go To The Everlasting World Of Happiness, Live There Forever is published.
End of 2011
Europe and Asia seminar tours begin.
2012
Jan.
Completion teaching sessions are held and seminar tour begins in Japan.
Feb.
South Asia and Oceania seminar tour begins.
Mar.
Completion teaching sessions are held in Argentina.
April
Writes and composes the lyrics and music to Best Health Dance.
July
The book, Where You Become True Is The Place Of Truth, is published in English.
Nature’s Flow is published in English.
July. – Aug.
Completion teaching sessions are held in Japan and 2,529 people become complete.
Aug.
Seminars held in Osaka, Kyoto, Tokyo, and Yokohama in Japan.
Aug.
Seminar held in Seattle, U.S.A.
Oct.
Mind is published in English.
Dec.
Nominated as a Bestselling Author on the online bookstore,
Amazon.com and was ranked No. 1 in ten categories.
2013
Jan.
The English edition of The Living Eternal World is published.
Jan. – Mar.
Seminars and teaching sessions are held in New York, Dallas, San Jose, and Phoenix.
19th April
Wins three gold medals in 2012 eLit Awards in categories of {Inspiration/Spirituality}, {New Age/Mind, Body, and Spirit}, and {Self-Help}.
29th April
Seminar held in Tijuana, Mexico.
30th April
Gold medalist of 17th IPPY Awards(The Independent Publisher Book Awards) in the category of {Inspirational/Spiritual}.
May
Seminar tour begin in Latin America including Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, and Chile.
20th May
Award-winner of 2013 International Book Awards in the category of {Poetry: Inspirational}.
22th May
Award-winner of 2013 National Indie Excellence Awards in the category of {Philosophy/Spirituality}.
May
Completion teaching sessions are held in Argentina.
June
The English edition of Heaven’s Formula For Saving The World is published.
September
Seminar tour in Africa: South Africa, Madagascar, Uganda, and Kenya
6th Sep.
Wins Gold medal in 2013 Living Now Book Awards in the category of {Meditation/Relaxation}
Sep~Oct
Seminar Tour in Europe: UK, France, Italy, Hungary, Germany, and Sweden
November
Seminars held in Texas, USA: Houston and Austin.
2014
May
Wins 2014 Montaigne Medal in the Eric Hoffer Award and 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards in the category of {Philosophy}. Also wins Gold in 2014 eLit Book Awards in the category of {Best Author Website}.
May-June
Seminar Tour in Latin America: Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, and Chile.
June-July
Completion teaching sessions are held in Argentina.
Jul-Aug
Seminar tour in Oceania: New Zealand and Australia.
Aug-Sep
Seminar tour in Europe: Italy, Portugal, UK, France, Hungary, Germany, and Sweden.
Sep-Oct
Seminar tour in Southern and South-East Asia: India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and Philippines.
Nov
Seminar Tour in Guam.