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DEZENBER 01: A ZEN DAY

December 1 @ 16:30 - 19:30

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An evening with the scent of Zen. This time we will bring together two events: the initiation class usually imparted on the first Saturday of each month and the 150 Anniversary of the first diplomatic relations between Japan and Spain.

The core priority is the practice of Zazen: to sit in silence, motionlessly holding a posture that favours mental concentration, a posture of freedom that allows for an intimate acquaintance with ourselves and our shedding of selfishness. It is also of importance to remark the circumstances under which Zen reached Spain coming from Japan. We will go through a scenery of cultural exchange, regarding how the wisdom of ancient Zen monks from the Far East managed to get into our Western materialistic and scientific outlook on life, proposing a Way that helps human beings, regardless of their origins, to live in unity with themselves and the others.

Date: December 1

Venue: Mokusan Dojo. C/ Conde de Romanones 5, escalera A, 3-Izq. 28012 Madrid

Schedule of activities

16:30 Conference by Sensei Bárbara Kosen: The practice of Zazen brought to Europe by Taisen Deshimaru.

17:30 Zazen in the Dojo: Zen practice through ordinary life. A practical introduction led by Sensei Barbara Kosen.

18:30 Screening of the documentary “Taisen Deshimaru, the Bodhidharma of Our Time”.

19:00 Exhibition of images and objects related to the Soto Zen School and calligraphies by some remarkable Zen masters.

19:30 Closing time.

It is convenient to wear flexible clothes enabling to cross legs easily.

VISITOR-CAPACITY IS LIMITED

Information and inscriptions: dojo@zenkan.com / 606 907 230 / 686 656 169

 

 

Details

Date:
December 1
Time:
16:30 - 19:30
Cost:
Free
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Organiser

Asociación Zen Taisen Deshimaru
Phone:
635 574 436 / 686 656 169
Email:
dojo@zenkan.com
Website:
zenkan.com

Venue

Mokusan Dojo
C/ Conde de Romanones, 5, 3º Izq.
Madrid, 28012 España
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Phone:
+34 91 420 46 94 / +34 606 907 230