‘Therefore, put aside the intellectual practice

of investigating words and chasing phrases, and learn to take the backward step that turns the light and shines it inward. Body and mind of themselves will drop away, and your original face will manifest.’

Fukan-Zazengi, Dogen (1200-1253)

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News - Upcoming Events in the Irish Sangha

On Sunday, June 5th, there will be a Zazen Day in the Cork Dojo. The day begins at 10 00am and ends at 4pm, an organic, vegetarian lunch and a walk by the river are included in the day. Zen practitioners from Dublin and Galway (as well as other places), will join with our friends in Cork for a day of meditation. Please contact us if you would like to come.

The annual Summer Retreat will be held on the Aran Islands from July 30 - Aug. 6, 2016. The venue is Killeany Lodge, located in a quiet and beautiful part of Inis Mór. Sleeping is dormitory style, all food is provided and will be vegetarian, and largely organic. There will be a limited number of 15 or 16 people, so, book early if you would like to come.

Send us an email for information on costs and travel arrangements.

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Below you will find the easiest ways to contact each dojo. For Ranelagh its best to use their Facebook page

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