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April 2020

Samu + Sesshin on Easter Holidays – 2020

April 4 @ 09:00 - April 12 @ 16:00

  Every year over the days before and after the Easter holidays it is traditional to organize a week of samu around Shorin-ji temple’s premises. This year it will be followed by a Sesshin conducted by Master Barbara Kosen. Dates as follows: April 4–9: Samu. Work carried out taking a concentrated attitude, keeping awareness in the action and devoid of any profit-seeking. Samu is done bringing in a clean energy not imbued by a mentality of expectation for profit. Besides…

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Gratitude Sesshin – tribute to Taisen Deshimaru

April 30 @ 21:00 - May 3 @ 16:00
SHORIN-JI (GPS: N 40 09.394 + W 5 25.145), Shorin-ji Templo Zen
Villanueva de la Vera, Cáceres España
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  The great master Taisen Deshimaru honored the unsurpassable Buddha by introducing the teachings of Zen in Europe. At present Master Barbara Kosen, his direct disciple, and her sangha (indirect disciples of him), thank Master Deshimaru every year for his compassion by a remembrance sesshin marking the days of his passing. This sesshin, of two and a half days, is open to anyone interested in intense practice of zazen and in participating in the uncomplicated life of a Zen temple:…

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May 2020


May 29 @ 18:00 - May 31 @ 16:30
Naturocio, C/ La Villa, 25
Cubillas de Arbás, León 24688 España

If circumstances allow, on May 30 and 31, the 2020 Sesshin in the North of Spain will take place, a meeting for intensive practice of zazen under the direction of Master Barbara Kosen. We will retake the normal condition by deepening the practice of zazen and samu. We will return to practicing together a mind that clings to nothing and remains virtuous, vigilant of poisons. We will cook and wash our bowls; will share the guen-mai (soup of brown rice…

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