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Inaugural teaching and Hossen-shiki (dharma combat) ceremony

24 February @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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Hossen ceremony

You are invited to Gareth Enku Lovell’s inaugural teaching (teisho; dharma talk) as a Junior Zen teacher, and to engage with him in dharma combat (hossen, meaning to answer questions from the sangha). After this, Gareth will formally be at the start of his career as a Zen teacher.

This will be at Yugagyo Dojo in Camberwell on 20th January from 4:30-6pm, followed by tea.

(For more information about the Zenways Zen teacher training programme see here).

Gareth Lovell

Gareth Enku Lovell

Luke Daiki Farren at his Hossen ceremony in Jan 2019

Hossen ceremony

Mark Kuren holding up the shippei at his Hossen ceremony 2016


24 February
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Daizan Skinner (zen)


ZenYoga (Yugagyo Dojo)
24a Camberwell Grove
London, London SE5 8RE United Kingdom
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