Applications are open for this 4-day sesshin, which begins on 20 March and will be led by Kanja Roshi. The last date for applications is 6 March.
April (Easter) sesshin
The April 7-day sesshin will be led by Kanja Roshi and starts on Good Friday, 19 April. The closing date for applications is 25 March.
The annual summer retreat is coming up (8 to 15 June) and will be led by Kanja Roshi. The schedule is less intense and the format more flexible than sesshin. Members on their first retreat should apply for the starting day plus the number of additional days they want. Others may apply for to come and leave on any day, though pickup/drop off is only offered on Monday and Wednesday. Please apply by 11 May.
Swedish beginners' retreat
This retreat is from 5 to 9 July inclusive and is in Swedish. Please refer to the Swedish pages for more information.
This retreat runs from 19 to 23 July and will be led by Sante Roshi. It is suitable for both beginners and those who wish to refresh their practice. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis. Please email if you would like an application form, or more information. Members may apply through zazen.se
Zengården is the head temple and retreat center of the Swedish Zen Buddhist Society (Zenbuddhistiska Samfundet). We also have city Zen centres in Stockholm, Helsinki, Lund, Göteborg, Tampere and Glasgow and sitting groups in Uppsala, Umeå, Tampere and Cologne. You can also visit zazen.se to read more about our organisation and order items from our webshop.
Members are welcome to apply for any of our events: see the sidebar for upcoming events, or click here for a pdf of the full calendar for the year.
If you are not a member, but are interested in Zen, you can contact any of our city centers about attending one of their regular introductions to Zen. If you live far away from any of our city centers, you can contact us to discuss how to get started.