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Donation Refund Policy: If you change your mind about becoming a member or making a donation for any reason, we are happy to honor your decision, as long as you request a refund within 30 days of the date on which you made the contribution. To request a refund, send an e-mail to Refunds will be issued as either a credit to the credit/debit card used for the original contribution, or by check if the contribution was made by check.

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Terms and Conditions: The Kwan Um School of Zen is a nonprofit organization founded to support teaching of Zen Master Seung Sahn and his spiritual heirs. Membership dues and donations are used to support the School's direct activities, and may also in part be given to other nonprofit entities within the School, such as Zen Centers, Zen Groups, and temples, in the United States and elsewhere, to advance the School's mission. The entire contents of this website are copyright by the Kwan Um School of Zen.

Shipping and Handling: No goods or services of material value are provided in exchange for membership dues and donations. New members receive the latest copies of the journal Primary Point, and the School Newsletter, via first class mail, usually within one month of becoming members. Members receive copies of both periodicals as they are published on an irregular schedule.