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October 2019

Sitting Buddha – Teachings of Reverend Master Daishin – Events in London and Brighton

20th October 2019 @ 10:00 am
Patcham Memorial Hall, 3 Old London Road
Brighton, BN1 8XR United Kingdom
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Zazen is the most fundamental level of awareness within the mind. It is a pure knowing that in itself is bright and complete. It is the primordial mind that everyone has and is our true nature. Rev. Master Daishin Morgan; "Sitting Buddha" Join us for our 'Sitting Buddha' practice day - two events exploring the teachings and practice of Rev. Master Daishin Morgan. Daizan Roshi's first Zen teacher, from whom he learned so much, Reverend Master Daishin has recently retired from…

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Practical Zen – A Journey

29th October 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ashford Library, Ashford Gateway Plus Church Road
Ashford, UK TN23 1AS United Kingdom
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£4
Daizan Roshi at Zenways

Julian Daizan Skinner grew up in Ashford. He became the first Englishman to go to Japan and become a Zen Master in the rigorous Rinzai tradition. His study involved almost twenty years living in monasteries, practicing meditation and cultivating awareness in all the activities of life. He returned from Japan in 2007 and since then has been teaching in The UK and Europe. Daizan has published five books. In this talk Daizan will be sharing stories from his spiritual and…

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November 2019

Zen Ways of Compassion Sesshin (5-day retreat)

1st November 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 6th November 2019 @ 1:30 pm
The Nightingale Centre, Great Hucklow
Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 8RH United Kingdom
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Sesshin 2017

This 5-day sesshin (Zen retreat) will be led by Zen master Daizan Skinner.

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Meditation and Mindfulness Teacher Training Module 1-2

15th November 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 17th November 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Gaunts House, Wimbourne Dorset BH21 4JQ United Kingdom + Google Map
Free
Zenways meditation and mindfulness teacher training

Module 1-2 is a follow-up component to to our meditation and mindfulness teacher training, to be taken a minimum of 1yr (and a maximum of 3yrs) after attending module 1-1.

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Meditation and Mindfulness Teacher Training Module 2

17th November 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 22nd November 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Gaunts House, Wimbourne Dorset BH21 4JQ United Kingdom + Google Map
£695
Hakuin's calligraphy of Hotei with an enormous hara (belly)

Optional add-on module to our meditation and mindfulness teacher training suitable for those who wish to move beyond wellbeing and into the higher realms of human potential, whilst still keeping a grounded and energetic approach to life.

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December 2019

Breakthrough to Zen Retreat

5th December 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8th December 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Noddfa, Penmaenmawr, Noddfa, Conwy Old Road
Penmaenmawr, North Wales LL34 6YF United Kingdom
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Our 3-day Breakthrough to Zen retreats are designed specifically to create the ideal conditions for you to find your true nature – to find out who you really are (kensho in Japanese). The format is based on the "group sanzen" format developed by Shinzan Roshi, together with the dyad work of American teacher, Charles Berner, creating a uniquely powerful combination.

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Rohatsu all-night meditation

7th December 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 8th December 2019 @ 7:00 am
ZenYoga (Yugagyo Dojo), 24a Camberwell Grove
London, London SE5 8RE United Kingdom
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£15 – £25

All-night meditation in memory of the Buddha's enlightenment.

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Mindfulness for Grounding and Insight – 8-week online course

13th December 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
£75
kensho jobutsu

On this 8-week online course we will look at a number of Zen meditation techniques and practices designed to explore what it means to develop a sense of physical and energetic grounding, and to have an understanding of yourself and the nature of reality.

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Inaugural teaching and Hossen-shiki (dharma combat) ceremony

15th December 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
ZenYoga (Yugagyo Dojo), 24a Camberwell Grove
London, London SE5 8RE United Kingdom
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Hossen ceremony

You are invited to Penny Seizan Clay's inaugural teaching (teisho; dharma talk) as a Junior Zen teacher, and to engage with her in dharma combat (hossen, meaning to answer questions from the sangha). After this, Penny will formally be at the start of her career as a Zen teacher.

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Meditation and Mindfulness Teacher Training module 1-1

27th December 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 3rd January 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Gaunts House, Wimbourne Dorset BH21 4JQ United Kingdom + Google Map
£1560
Zenways meditation and mindfulness teacher training

The Zenways mindfulness and meditation teacher training is unique. It is rooted in the Rinzai Zen tradition. This has a long and distinguished history of teaching meditation for boosting physical and mental health and wellbeing, as well as for grounding, insight, and self-understanding.

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