‘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

There are three short retreats coming up from October to March, all will be held at the Redemptorists’ Retreat Centre, Athenry, Co. Galway.

Oct. 23 - 26. Hallowe’en weekend sesshin, starting on Friday evening and ending on Monday, after lunch.

Dec. 27 - 30. In-between Christmas and New Year sesshin, starting on Sunday evening and ending on Wednesday, after lunch.

March 11 - 13, 2016, starting on Friday evening and ending on Sunday evening.

The annual Summer Retreat will be held on the Aran Islands from July 30 - Aug. 6, 2016.

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