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 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 January 2020
There will be free trial lessons on Friday 31 january 2020 at 18.00 and on Sunday, 2 February at 13.00.
The 5 evening lesson will take place on the following Friday evenings: 7, 14, 28 February and on 6 and 13 March from 18.00 – 20.00.
The 5 guided Zen sessions are on the following Thursday evenings: 19, 26 March and on 2, 9 and 16 April from 18.30 – 20.00.
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.
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.
€ 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.
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