Monday 1st July to Sunday 7th July 2019 – Find Your True Nature
Seven days practice with Lizzie Coombs JDPSN and Jibul. Friends may meet Lizzie any day that week, over the final weekend 6-7 July, or for the first or second half of the week. Contact us to arrange. The practice will be Kwan Um School of Zen Kyol Che style, with kong-an interviews twice in the week, formal meals and chanting every day. There will be a dharma talk with Q&A on Saturday 6th July at about 14:15. Walks outside in the afternoons. Please contact us for more details and to make arrangements. Location TBD. This is the second week of the Kwan Um School of Zen European Summer Retreat Programme 2019.
Wednesday 29th May to Tuesday 4th June 2019
Seven-day visit from Zen Master Bon Shim. Our friends may meet her any day that week, or the entire week, the intervening weekend 1-2 June, or first or second half of the week. This will be a Kwan Um school of Zen Yong Maeng Jong Jin, with practices including kong-an interviews, formal meals and chanting. Walks outside in the afternoons. Please contact us for more details and to make arrangements. Location TBD.
Thursday 9th May 2019
Dharma talk by Jibul: “Only Go Straight, Don’t Know.” At Manchester University Students Union, about 6:00 pm. MUBS.
Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April 2019
Weekend Zen: “Moment by Moment, Just Like This is Buddha.” Primarily for our friends from Manchester (MUBS), by invitation only, led by Jibul. Sitting meditation, walking, bowing, chanting (Kwan Um style, Korean and English) and sharing our dharma experience and insight.