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27 May, 2022 ◷ 20:30 - 29 May, 2022 ◷ 17:00


New event Sesshin of North, conducted in this occasion by the Zen monk Jose Fernández* in the Arbás Valley, León, on May 28th and 29th.

*Jose Fernández received the bodhisattva ordination from the hands of the master Taisen Deshimaru in 1981. For many years he has been helping Bárbara Kosen in the Zen dissemination in Spain, as her trusted person and as vice president of the Taisen Deshimaru Zen Association.

Arrival: Friday, May 27th from 6 p.m. Departure: Sunday, May 29th, after lunch and tidying up the place.

Diet is mainly vegetarian. It is requested to bring your own bowl that has to be washed after each meal.

A zafu of its own is required, although there will be zafus available for those who do not have (please consult previously by e-mail).

Accomodation is in a communal space with bunk beds. Sleeping bag is needed, otherwise it is possible to rent a set of sheets and blankets to the hostel (please consult previously by e-mail).

Recommended to bring: dark color flexible clothing for zazen, warm clothes, flashlight, earplugs.

Location: Albergue Valle de ArbásC/ La Villa nº 25, 24688 • Cubillas de Arbás, León.  65 Km away from both León and Oviedo.

How to get there:

  • Taking AP66 highway (toll):

Once in AP66 highway take the exit to Villablino, go south until the connection with CL-626 road, Pola de Gordón direction. Take LE-473 road, and then LE-3503 road, which will take you to Cubillas de Arbás.

  • Taking N630 highway:

From León or Asturias, take N630 highway until Villamanín; then, take the detour along the Tercia until you arrive to Cubillas de Arbás.

Registration: 70 euros

  • Single payment of 70 euros by bank transfer or bizum.
  • fractionated payment: 20 euros by bank transfer or bizum, and 50 euros cash in situ.

(Limited places)

Contact: dojo@zenkan.com / +34 690 384 283 (Óscar)


27 May, 2022 ◷ 20:30
29 May, 2022 ◷ 17:00
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Albergue Valle de Arbás
C/ La Villa, 25
Cubillas de Arbás, León 24688 España
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Asociación Zen Taisen Deshimaru
673 500 614 / 686 656 169
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