A supportive community of Zen practice open to all, located between Nailsworth and Stroud.
Weekly Tuesday evening meeting at 7.20pm to set up, and sitting from 7.30-9.00pm with three periods of sitting, with walking meditation, and over the course of the month Teisho (teaching), sharing and dokusan (1:1 meeting with the teacher).
Wednesday morning 7.15-8.15 – quiet contemplative early morning sitting with minimal ritual and chanting.
Third Tuesday of most months Zazenkai 2.00pm – 6.30pm usually seven periods of sitting meditation, with walking meditation Teisho (teaching), sharing and dokusan followed by light supper.
The Woodchester Valley Zendo is led by Sensei Jeremy Ryokan Woodcock, an accredited Zen teacher with the worldwide White Plum Asanga.