LOUVAIN, Belgium: Zazen in the Beguinage.
Zazen in the Beguinage, every Tuesday 19:45-21:15. Every last Saturday of the month, there is the opportunity to sit a whole day in the Abbey of Averbode 9:00-19:00. This encounter is a gathering of people from different zazen groups. Contact Geert for more details.
LOUVAIN, Belgium: Zazen in the Romaanse poort.
Zazen in the Romaanse poort (Brusselse straat), every Thursday 19:45-21:30. Contact Karel for more details.
BREMEN, Germany: Zenkreis Bremen e.V..
Morning Zazen group: Mon-Sat 7.00–8.00,
Various sitting groups in the evenings Mon–Sun,
Monthly Sesshins. Contact Raoul for details.
HANNOVER, Germany: Zen-Meditation e.V..
Zazenkai (open to everybody) Thursdays 19:30-21:30. Various sesshins throughout the year, rohatsu-sesshin first week of January. Contact Hartmut Borges for details.
MUNICH, Germany: Being Without Self in München.
Once every month. Contact Clemens for details.
BUDAPEST, Hungary: One Drop Zendo.
Monday-Friday 7:00-8:30, 18:00-19:30. Saturday 9.00-10.30. No fee. Every month there’s also a weekend sesshin. Bp. VI. Hajós u. 32, Budapest. Website (in Hungarian). Contact.
KYOTO, Japan: Zazen at the Hermitage.
Daily sitting every morning and evening with chance for one-on-one when Jeff is in Japan. Weekly sitting Saturday mornings 9:30 – 12:00. All those with a serious commitment to zazen are welcome, regardless of experience. No fee, donations received with gratitude. Contact Alex for details.
(For further information on training at Jeff’s hermitage, please see the Hermitage page)
DISTRITO FEDERAL, Mexico: Zendo Condesa.
Monday sitting 19:00 – 21:30. Sunday 11:00 – 13:00. For further information: Contact.
MIDDELBURG, Netherlands: Zendo Zeeland.
Wednesday nights 19:45-21:30, Pakhuis 22, Oostkerkplein 22, Middelburg.Website (in Dutch).
UTRECHT, Netherlands: ZEN onder de Dom.
Wednesdays 20:15-22:30, for experienced sitters. €80 per 3 months. Yogacentrum, Lange Nieuwstraat 3, Utrecht. Website. Contact ZEN onder de Dom before attending.
UTRECHT, Netherlands: Open Zendo.
Every Friday morning: 9.00–10.30. Open Zendo, Graalhuis, Nieuwe Gracht 51, Utrecht. Contact.
LONDON, England: London Inter Faith Centre.
Weekly sits most Thursday evenings, quarterly Saturdays and sesshin before Easter & Christmas. Free; donations welcome. For details see: Website, or contact: Maggie Hindley.
(In addition, a mailing list exists for those interested in UK retreats with Jeff. Contact Adam for details).
PHILADELPHIA Area, Levittown, PA, USA: Clearwater Sangha.
Zazen on Saturday evenings at 19:00 and 20:00, with tea and Dharma discussion afterwards, and the first Saturday and third Tuesday of every month from 10 AM to 4 PM. All are welcome. For details, contact Dale Shimizu.
PHILADELPHIA CENTER CITY, PA, USA: Shikan Zendo.
Monthly One-Day Silent Retreat on the fourth Sunday of every month from 10 AM to 4 PM. The schedule consists of:
- three 40-minute periods of zazen;
- a vegetarian lunch served at 12:30 PM; and
- zazen resuming at 1:30 PM with three 40-minute periods.
All are welcome regardless of experience. No fee, donations received with gratitude. For further details and to reserve a spot, contact Julianna.
WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Zen Buddhist Sangha of Washington DC (Ka Shin Zendo).
Saturday mornings 8:30-10:30 (two 30-40 minute periods of zazen, followed by tea/discussion). Mondays 6:30 PM-8:50 PM. (three 40-minute periods of zazen). Fee $5 per visit. Note to newcomers: The zendo is open to anyone with prior experience at a Zen or Buddhist practice center, and/or to those who have attended an orientation session. Website.
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