2017 sesshin dates

The 2017 dates for sesshin are as follows:

  • Spring 2017 – Tuesday 2nd May to Sunday 7th May
  • Summer 2017 – Tuesday 22nd August to Sunday 27th August

Further details on applying for sesshin listed here: sesshin info

To apply for Spring 2017, please download this form (Word / PDF) and return it to:

Sesshin Applications
Black Mountain Zen Centre
64 Donegall Street
Belfast BT1 2GT
United Kingdom

Introduction to Meditation, March 16


Have you ever wondered if meditation could help you? Join us for a beginners’ evening on Thursday, March 16, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Admission is free to everyone.

Our address is Black Mountain Zen Center, 64 Donegall Street, Belfast BT1 2GT. The main door is buzzer entry: press the bell marked ‘Zen’ and push the door when the buzzer sounds. We’re upstairs on the first floor at the end of the hallway on the right.

Wear loose comfortable clothing – we will provide everything else you need.


Zazenkai – Sunday March 19 2017


We are offering a Sunday of silence and stillness once a month, and the next opportunity to spend a quiet day in community is March 19, from 10 am to 4 pm, followed by tea and cookies.

We will meet a little before 10 am, break at 12:30 for a silent lunch (please bring vegetarian food to share), and reconvene at 1:30 pm.

Wear loose comfortable clothing.

Suggested donation £10, nobody turned away for lack of funds.