Belmont Zen Center is an outreach ministry of Muddy Water Zen Temple in Royal Oak, Michigan.

We are affiliated with the American-European Parish of the Korean Buddhist Taego Order, which is part of the Seon (Zen) Buddhist tradition.

About Rev. Dae Jaang

After working with teachers in several different lineages, Dae Jaang formally became a dharma student on Ven. Hae Doh in 2013. He spent two years studying at the Institute for Buddhist Studies under the supervision of Ven. Dr. Jongmae and was awarded a degree from Dong-bang Buddhist University in South Korea. This led to his ordination as a dharma teacher affiliated with the Taego Order in 2016. He spent two more years completing a Certificate from the Institute for Contemporary Buddhist Studies. In 2022 he was awarded the rank of priest. In addition to serving BZC, Rev. Dae Jaang is chancellor of the American-European Parish and assistant to the Bishop.