Won Buddhism,as a reformed Buddhism, tries to make Buddha's teaching relevant and suitable to contemporary society.
Won Buddhism aims to
revitalize and modernize Buddhism, to bring ancient Buddhist truth to contemporary society, and to use Buddhist teachings and meditation practice for practical and useful purposes. The goal of Won Buddhism is to build one world community and to realize oneness of life based on the Buddhist world view of interdependency and interconnectedness of all.
Won Buddhism was established by Great Master Sotaesan in Korea in 1916 with the founding motto: