Annual Retreat (Summer Sesshin) 2011:
At the end of September every year, we hold
a 3-day Zazen retreat at EarthSpirit,
a residential centre just outside Glastonbury,
situated in beautiful countryside
next to a nature reserve, and with extensive gardens.
The retreat starts on Thursday 29th September
(arrive between 6 and 7pm; evening meal provided) and ends on
Sunday 2nd October at 4pm. Join us for 3 days of Zazen practice
and talks on Buddhism, with ample free time to explore the surrounding
The cost for the full 3 days is £210 (waged)
and £170 (unwaged) inclusive of accommodation and vegetarian
meals. The cost for Saturday and Sunday only is £175 (waged)
and £140 (unwaged).
you would like more information on the retreat, please call Mike
or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
book a place please download
that you can print out on your computer. Complete the
booking form and return it with a deposit of £30 per person
by Friday Sept 16th at the latest. Please make cheques payable
to "Dogen Sangha UK". We will then confirm your place,
and send you a map of how to get there.
see more pictures of EarthSpirit and
the timetable for the weekend click
- To view pictures of previous retreats with
Dogen Sangha Bristol click
If you have not practiced Zazen before,
we recommend that you attend one of the sittings on Tuesdays
or Thursdays at 6:15pm first. You will also find a detailed explanation
of how to practice Zazen and kinhin in our online electronic
booklet (Adobe Acrobat pdf format) Introduction
to Buddhism and the practice of Zazen"