An Introduction to Zen

beginner's mind

Saturday, June 30, 1:30-4:30 pm

Find out how to use the teachings of Zen Buddhism to transform your life. During this introductory afternoon, you will:

  • Learn some simple techniques to help settle your mind
  • Find a sitting posture to maintain a quiet steadiness while you meditate
  • Design a meditation space to support a regular practice
  • Discover the path that can lead to an easing of anxiety and depression

We recommend loose comfortable clothing. The suggested donation is £10, but please just donate whatever you can afford

Sesshin, August 28 – September 2, 2018


sesshin 2

Walking meditation in the grounds of Benburb Priory

Tuesday, August 28 – Sunday, September 2
Ryushin Paul Haller, the guiding teacher of Black Mountain Zen Centre, will be visiting from San Francisco to lead a five-day sesshin at Benburb Priory.

The sesshin will start Tuesday evening and end on Sunday afternoon.

Participants can either attend for the whole period or for the weekend from Friday evening to Sunday. The suggested donation to cover our costs is ​​£​275 for the full five days, and ​​£​150 for the weekend, Friday to Sunday.

Please follow the details on the application form in order to apply. The application form is available here: Word/ PDF