Sesshin 29-31 December 2018

Sesshin is an intensive period of Zen training where we can put our social activities aside and life unfolds around the practice of Zazen, sitting meditation.

 Retreat – Schedule

 Saturday 29 Dec.

  • 6pm – 20pm Arrival
  • 20pm – Welcoming soup
  • 9pm – Introduction to Zazen
    (Sitting Meditation)
  • 10:30pm –  Lights out – Sleep

Sunday 30 Dec.

  • 7:30am – Wake up / Tea
  • 8am – 1st ZAZEN
  • Gen Mai – Breakfast
  • SAMU + ZAZEN
  • Vegetarian Lunch + rest
  • SAMU + ZAZEN
  • Light Dinner + ZAZEN
  • 10:30pm –  Lights out

Monday 31 Dec.

  • 6:30am – Wake up / Tea
  • 7am – 1st ZAZEN
  • Gen Mai – Breakfast
  • SAMU + ZAZEN
  • Vegetarian Lunch + rest
  • SAMU + ZAZEN
  • Light Dinner + rest

New Years Eve:

  • 9pm – 1st ZAZEN
  • 11:30pm – last ZAZEN
  • 00:30am – Closing Seshin
  • Camp fire, sharing food

This Sesshin will take place in the Dojo TAI KU AN in Barão S. João and begins Saturday 29 of December at 8pm with a welcoming soup and ends on Monday 31st with new years eve zazen till 00:30am.
Afterwards there will be a camp fire and sharing food (each person brings some finger food).

It is possible to sleep during the Sesshin in the Dojo (bring mattress and sleeping-bag) or in the caravan beside (at extra charge).

The accommodation will be basic, the whole price is 40€ for the whole period.

It is also possible to sleep at your home overnight for those who live nearby, make a partial retreat or come only at the new years eve zazen night.


Contact us to register.

Sesshin + New years eve