Zen practice is simple and powerful in its simplicity.
Zazenkai is a day retreat where you can you can focus and reflect using traditional Zen practices of meditation and movement. Mindfulness while working, eating and interacting with others is paramount. A key point of this day is to allow you to regroup and learn how to bring focused mind into your daily life.
A typical day schedule would be similar to this:
9.30 am – arrival and tea/coffee
10 am – 11 am teisho (teaching), zazen
11 am – 11.40 am samu (work period)
11.50 am– 12.40 zazen, kinhin, zazen
12.40 – 1. 10 pm mindful movement
1.15 – 2pm lunch
2- 4.15 pm zazen, sanzen
4.15 – 5 pm tea and departure
Sanzen is one-to-one interview with the teacher (optional).
Retreat is suitable for all – beginners to experienced students.
Venue: Oxford, Oxford Quaker Meeting, 43 St Giles, OX1 3LW.
More information and bookings: see Calendar.