The introduction course Zen meditation is a good way to get familiar with and to learn how to practice authentic Zen. Central items are the meditation posture, breathing and spiritual attitude. The course and the guidance are given by various Zen nuns and Zen monks. During the course and after the guided meditation sessions there is room for individual attention to the participants.
The course consists of 5 lessons followed by 5 guided zen sessions. (The lessons are in English and Dutch.) Everyone is welcome to participate.
The next course will start in summer 2020. The exacte dates will be annouced soon.
There will be free trial lessons .
The 5 evening lesson will take place on the following Friday evenings:
The 5 guided Zen sessions are on the following Thursday evenings:
Content of the course:
Meditation posture, walking meditation, breathing, spiritual attitude, the history of Zen, Zen in daily life.
Contents of the guided Zen sessions:
Practice and daily life, regularity and intensive practice, the role of the Zen master, the Zen community, ordinations, rituals, ceremonies, literature and Zen texts.
€ 80, – to be paid in cash at the first lesson. During this period you can also participate for free in the regular zen meditations in the Zen Dojo Amsterdam.
Subscribe to the Zen introduction course at: