Cirencester Sitting Group

Current details

Weekly Zen practice group

Meets Thursday evening 8.00pm – 9.45pm

Also regular times of Zen training and retreats with the wider Sangha (see retreats and Zazenkai page)

We sit for an hour and a half each Thursday. Each sitting varies a little – first sitting of month chanting and precepts; second sitting of month dokusan (1:1 meeting with Sensei) is offered; third sitting of month chanting and precepts; fourth sitting of month Teisho (teaching). Each year we hold a Spring Ango and an Autumn Ango, roughly six week periods, in which we focus on study, understanding, and deepening our practice.

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Sitting Group Leader


Jeremy Ryokan Sensei


Contact details


Name: Jeremy Ryokan Sensei
Phone: 07777 680845
Email: jeremyryokan@icloud.com


Address


St Lawrence's Church, Countess Lilias Rd, Cirencester GL7 1SU


Latest Information


Dates for 2017 for Wild Goose Sangha Cirencester and Woodchester Valley Zendo

Thursday evening 8-10 pm Zazen at St Lawrence’s Church, Countess Lilias Rd,

Cirencester, GL7 1SU.

Wednesday and Friday mornings 6.15-7.15 am Zazen at Woodchester Valley Zendo, Holman’s Cottage, Windsoredge Lane, Nailsworth GL6 0NP.

 Zazenkai will take place at Woodchester Valley Zendo. Please bring a contribution for a bring and share lunch.

Monday 20th February Zazenkai at Woodchester Valley Zendo 

Thursday 23rd February beginning of Spring Ango: study – Yamada Koun Zen: The Authentic Gate.  

Monday 13th March Zazenkai at Woodchester Valley Zendo 

Thursday 6th April conclusion of Spring Ango. 

Tuesday 25th April Zazenkai at Woodchester Valley Zendo 

Saturday 20th May Zazenkai – day of walking meditation from Chedworth. 

Monday 19th June Zazenkai at Woodchester Valley Zendo  

Tuesday 18th July Zazenkai at Woodchester Valley Zendo 

Saturday 9th September Zazenkai at Woodchester Valley Zendo

Friday evening 13th October – Monday evening 16th October sesshin at Woodchester Valley Zendo.

Thursday 19th October – 7th December Autumn Ango

Monday 6th November Zazenkai at Woodchester Valley Zendo

Saturday 9th December Zazenkai and Rohatsu at Holland House, Cropthorne, Worcs WR10 3NB

For more information please contact Jeremy Ryokan Sensei 0777 768 0845 jeremyryokan@icloud.com