Earth+Sky Dojo Dublin

1 Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin 1

The Dublin dojo is at the northwest corner of Mountjoy Square, about a fifteen-minute walk from O'Connell bridge.

The daily meditation schedule is set out below.

For information please email:

We accept donations using the following Paypal link: PayPal.Me/earthskyzen

News

Introduction to Zen Practice 29 Oct 2020

There will be an introduction to zen practice for beginners on Sunday, November 8th, at 4pm via zoom. Please send an email to zen.in.ireland@gmail.com for zoom link and password, if you would like to join.

Halloween Sesshin (on zoom) 29 Oct 2020

The annual Halloween Sesshin will be held on zoom this year, starting on Friday evening, October 30th, at 8pm and ending on Sunday, November 1st, at lunchtime. All welcome. Please send an email to zen.in.ireland@gmail.com for zoom link and password.

Zazen Day Sunday, September 20th 03 Sep 2020

There will be a Zazen Day at Earth + Sky Zen Dublin Dojo on Sunday, September 20th, starting at 7am and finishing at 5pm. This will be zoomed. If you wish to join us please send an email to zen.in.ireland@gmail.com for timetable, link, and password.

Annual Summer Sesshin July 25th - August 1st 25 Aug 2020

The Annual Summer Sesshin scheduled for July 25th until August 1st will now be held via zoom, by Earth+Sky Zen at the Dublin Dojo. For the timetable, link and password, please email zen.in.ireland@gmail.com

From August 1st to 8th, a physical sesshin will take place on the Aran Islands, numbers are limited to 10 people.

Zazen Night on Mid-summer's Eve 24 Aug 2020

We’re having a Zazen Night on Mid-summer’s Eve, via zoom. It will begin at 8pm on Saturday June 20th, until 11:30pm. Then we take a few hours sleep and begin again at 4:30am on Sunday June 21st. until about 7am. If you would like to join us please send an email to zen.in.ireland@gmail.com for the timetable, link and password.

Zazen Day on Sunday, May 31st at Earth + Sky Zen Dublin Dojo 23 Aug 2020

There will be a Zazen Day next weekend, starting on Saturday evening at 7 00 - 8 00 pm and beginning again on Sunday morning, at 5 30am. Everyone is welcome to join via zoom link, for part or all of the evening and day, as your home situation allows. Email zen.in.ireland@gmail.com for the link, password and timetable.

Zazen Day on Sunday May 3rd 22 Aug 2020

We will have a Zazen Day on Sunday, May 3rd, at Earth + Sky Zen. The day will begin at 9am, until 5pm. Everyone is welcome to join via zoom, and come to the sittings as your home situation allows. We’ll send a zoom invitation and timetable of zazen sittings closer to the time. Send an email to zen.in.ireland@ gmail.com for more information.

Zoom Zazen at Earth+Sky Dublin Dojo 21 Aug 2020

Due to current circumstances we are making zazen available via zoom at the previously scheduled times:

For access: Morning Zazen, Monday through Thursday at 7:00 am (join about 5 or 10 minutes beforehand) URL: https://zoom.us/j/311126395

Evening Zazen, on Sundays & Wednesdays at 6:15 pm (join about 5 or 10 minutes beforehand) URL: https://zoom.us/j/161736844

If you would like to join and sit with us, please send an email to zen.in.ireland@gmail.com and we will send you the password.

Remember to turn off your microphone before you log on to avoid feedback noise.

Easter Weekend Arrangements at Earth+Sky 08 Aug 2020

Earth+Sky Zen Dojo Dublin will take a break from zooming zazen over the holiday weekend, which means no zoom zazen on Sunday evening and Monday morning. We’ll be back zooming for Tuesday morning zazen, and will see you then!

Temporary Closure at Earth+Sky Zen Dublin Dojo 05 Aug 2020

Due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, the dojo will close temporarily in the interests of ‘social distancing’. We want to act in solidarity with everyone in the effort to delay the transmission of the virus, so that vulnerable groups are protected as much as possible.

During this time of isolation you can join us for zazen through zoom, here are the links:

Morning Zazen, Monday through Thursday at 7:00 am (join about 10 minutes beforehand) URL: https://zoom.us/j/311126395

Evening Zazen, on Sundays & Wednesdays at 6:15 pm (join about 10 minutes beforehand) URL: https://zoom.us/j/161736844

Remember to turn off your microphone during zazen so that there is less feedback noise

Zazen Day, March 1st at Earth+Sky Zen, Dublin Dojo 01 Mar 2020

There will be a Zazen Day on Sunday, March 1st at the Dublin Dojo. It begins at 11am and ends at 7:30pm. As well as zazen practice there will be samu - cleaning the dojo -, a dharma talk (teisho) and some Tai Chi movements. Organic vegetarian lunch will be served. Suggested donation €25/€20. All welcome! Send an email to confirm your place.

Zazen Day in Dublin Dojo - Sunday February 2nd 27 Jan 2020

There will be Zazen Days at the Dublin Dojo on Sunday, February 2nd led by Mary Soshin Laheen.

It will begin at 11am and end around 7:30pm after Sunday evening zazen. Organic vegetarian lunch is provided. In the afternoon we clean the dojo, sometimes we do T’ai Chi exercises in between zazen. There is a short dharma talk / teisho. Daisan (a one to one meeting) is offered if people wish to participate.

We accept donations to help cover costs. €20 donation for the day is suggested. No one should stay away for lack of funds.

If you wish to attend, please send an email to zen.in.ireland@gmail.com

Zazen Days at Earth+Sky Zen Dublin 04 Jan 2020

There will be Zazen Days at the Dublin Dojo on Sunday, February 2nd, March 1st, March 29th, April 26th, May 24th, June 21st, and July 19th. The days are led by Mary Soshin Laheen.

Zazen Days begin at 11am and end around 7:30pm after Sunday evening zazen. Organic vegetarian lunch is provided. In the afternoon we clean the dojo, sometimes we do T’ai Chi exercises in between zazen. There is a short dharma talk / teisho. Daisan (a one to one meeting) is offered if people wish to participate.

We accept donations to help cover costs. €20 donation for the day is suggested. No one should stay away for lack of funds.

If you wish to attend, please send an email to zen.in.ireland@gmail.com

Solstice Zazen Day at Earth+Sky Zen, Dublin Dojo 22 Dec 2019

There will be a Zazen Day on Sunday, December 22nd, starting at 11am and finishing at 6: 45pm. The day will be led by Mary Soshin Laheen. Mary is a teacher in the White Plum (Maezumi) Lineage, she recently received dharma transmission from Robert Kennedy Roshi. Sensai Mary will offer Daisan (one to one meetings about zazen practice) in the afternoon.

Organic vegetarian lunch will be provided as usual. There will be a Christmas Get-together after the last zazen. Suggested donation €20 or €15 (unwaged). No one should stay away for lack of funds.

After the Zazen Day the dojo will close until January 6th, except for NEW YEAR’S EVE ZAZEN from 8pm til midnight.

Zazen Day - Dublin - November 24th 24 Nov 2019

There will be a Zazen Day at Earth+Sky Dojo on Sunday, November 24th.

Email zen.in.ireland@gmail.com to confirm your place.

Starts at 11am and ends at 7:30pm. Attending for part of the day is fine but please contact us first.

There will be 4 sessions of meditation, each consisting of 30 minutes of sitting meditation, 5 minutes of walking meditation and 30 minutes of sitting meditation.

Vegetarian and organic lunch provided at 1pm

Afternoon tea and informal discussion at 5pm.

Suggested donation €20, concession €15; no one should stay away for lack of funds.

A typical schedule for one of our Zazen days can been seen on this timetable

Earth+Sky Dojo

Sunday Oct. 20th & Tuesday Oct. 22nd - Zazen Cancelled 08 Oct 2019

There will no be zazen on Sunday evening October 20th, or Tuesday morning October 22nd, due to a Zen Ceremony taking place on Monday. Otherwise, the schedule is as normal.

Please note that, as usual, there will be no zazen on Sunday, October 27th or Monday 28th due to the Bank Holiday

Zazen Day - Dublin - September 29th 29 Sep 2019

There will be a Zazen Day at Earth+Sky Dojo, Dublin on Sunday, September 29.

Starts at 11am and ends at 7:30pm.

Vegetarian and organic lunch provided.

Suggested donation €20, concession €15; no one should stay away for lack of funds.

A typical schedule for one of our Zazen days can been seen on this timetable

Earth+Sky Dojo

Summer Holiday Schedule for the Dublin Dojo 01 Aug 2019

Morning Zazen will continue as normal, for the summer.

There will be no evening zazen on Wednesdays and Sundays for the month of August or the first week of September.

The next evening zazen will be on Sunday, September 8, at 6:15pm, when the normal schedule will resume.

  • Meditation times:
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before start.

    Beginners please come on a Sunday at 5.40pm for a basic introduction.

    The dojo is closed on the Sunday and Monday of bank holiday weekends.

  • Monday: 7am
  • Tuesday: 7am
  • Wednesday: 7am & 6.15pm
  • Thursday: 7am
  • Sunday: 6.15pm