The Barcelone zen dojo is an authentic and traditional Zen dojo dedicated to the daily practice of Zen.
The responsible has received monk or nun ordination, and practice the main sesshins within the Kosen Sangha.
The dojo welcomes anybody wishing to discover the practice of zazen, in the spirit transmitted by Master Deshimaru.
On the days and times shown below, the Dojo is opened for the practice of Zazen. Zazen lasts around an hour and a half. We ask you to arrive 10 minutes in advance to prepare yourself for Zazen.
Beginners' course in the practice of Zazen
The beginners' course takes place each Saturday,
During the beginners' course, you will be shown the different sorts of meditation exercises which are traditionally practiced in an authentic Zen Dojo : Zazen, Kin-Hin, Sampaï, Gassho.
You will be assisted in the practice of these various exercises by zen monks or advanced practitioners. You will also learn about proper behaviour and attitude in a Dojo during meditation.
The course lasts 45 minutes and is followed by a 1 hour Zazen. This is free of charge. No need to register in advance. Just dress in loose fitting, dark clothes.
Costura de Kesa : viernes 18 horas. una 1/2 jornada de zazen mensuale (domingo). Monthly there is 1/2 day of zazen practice (Sunday). Iyengar Yoga.
Address : Tordera 18, bajos 2da, 08012 BARCELONE SPAIN
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