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We would like to invite you in collaboration with NYSY Studios for a two days event with our guest teacher Roshi Grover Genro Gauntt from Hudson River Peacemaker Center, in New York. The programme of these days will be as following, SATURDAY (free event) 5.30-6.30 Zazen/sitting meditation 6.30-8.30 Lecture: The 3 Tenets of the Zen […] ROSHI GROVER GENRO GAUNTT 16.11 − 17.11.2019

We would like to invite you in collaboration with NYSY Studios for a two days event with our guest teacher Roshi Grover Genro Gauntt from Hudson River Peacemaker Center, in New York.

The programme of these days will be as following,
SATURDAY (free event)

5.30-6.30 Zazen/sitting meditation

6.30-8.30 Lecture: The 3 Tenets of the Zen Peacemakers–

Α deep way of working in the world… or how the path of spirituality and activism connect

SUNDAY (30-40€ sliding scale)

11.00-14.00 Zazen/sitting meditation

14.00-15.00 Lunch Break

15.00-18.00 Peacemaking Council: Sharing From the Heart — Creating, Learning Safe, Intimate Ways of Communication

20.10.2019 20.10.2019 zen day

Zen Day on Sunday, 20th October2019, from 10:00-18: 00.
We have 6 zazen sessions Kinhin (meditative walk), and discussion between the trainees will be at 13.00, before the lunch break.
We are attaching a link with the whole Shobogenzo Zuimonki. This Sunday we will be reading 5-1,5-2,5-3.

Please arrive until 10:10. After Zazen begins and the Zendo door is closed, it will not be possible to enter for the first session.
Lunch break takes place in the Zen Center in silence. Whoever wants can bring their own food.
Alternatively, we organize lunch that includes rice with vegetables and you should let know on time by sending an email to: [email protected]
The cost of the menu is 5 €.

22.09.2019 ZEN DAY 22.09.2019

Zen Day on Sunday, 22nd September 2019, from 10:00-18: 00.
We have 6 zazen sessions Kinhin (meditative walk), and discussion between the trainees will be at 13.00, before the lunch break.
We are attaching a link with the whole Shobogenzo Zuimonki. This Sunday we will be reading 4-13, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16.

Please arrive until 10:10. After Zazen begins and the Zendo door is closed, it will not be possible to enter for the first session.
Lunch break takes place in the Zen Center in silence. Whoever wants can bring their own food.
Alternatively, we organize lunch that includes rice with vegetables and you should let know on time by sending an email to: [email protected]
The cost of the menu is 5 €.

25.07.2019 summer break

We would like to inform you that the lessons and meditation at the Center will pause for the summer from August 1st to 11 September afternoon, after the end of the 5-day sesshin with Koten Roshi.
The Center will be open from September 2, where we will be hosting two very important talks open to the public, Shinchi Linda Galijan’s DHARMA TALK and Zenshin Greg Fain from the San Francisco Zen Center and later on September 5th, the DHARMA TALK
Japanese Teacher of the Koten Roshi Center.

We wish you good rest and good holidays!

25.07.2019 05.09.2019 Koten Roshi Dharma Talk

On the occasion Koten Roshi and Doiku sensei’s visit in Athens, early September for our Sesshin, we thought about organizing an open event to enable all of those who will not participate in the Sesshin to get in touch with these important teachers.
It will be a two-hour event about Zen, during which, apart from the zazen meditation lecture, there will be time for questions and discussion with the teachers.

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Koten Inoue Roshi is the abbot of Soto Zen Saikenji and teaches at the Zen monastery Hossinji.
Born in 1944 in Takahara near Hiroshima, he became a monk in Fukui in 1959, under the direction of the Zen Master, Sekkei Harada.
He received the title of Zen Master in 2004 and began visiting Greece and teaching the Zen Center Athens Sangha in 2014.