One can become a member of Daesoon Jinrihoe after you hold Initiation Ceremony (Ipdo-chiseong). If you already have someone you know in Daesoon Jinrihoe, he or she can guide you through the process. If you do not know anyone, you can contact through our website, and we we will introduce you to Daesoon Jinrihoe and help you to join and start learning and cultivation of Daesoon Truth.
Namely, Ipdo-chiseong is a religious rite of passage to become a disciple of Daesoon Jinrihoe. It is performed in a form of Devotional Offering to Sangje, great deities of Heaven and Earth, and our ancestors. The beginner generally offer Korean traditional food such as liquor, fruits, dried fish, etc. However, the number and kinds of the offerings can vary according to the situation, even a bowl of clean water would be fine. During the ceremony, the new disciple burns a paper that has his name and birth date on it.
Through this Chiseong, he finally becomes to participate in Heavenly work. Accordingly, the new disciples get protection and guidance of divine beings and begin their spiritual journey for the goal of the Perfect Unification with Dao (called Dotong).