ΖΑΖΕΝ PRACTICE PROGRAMME

Daily Zazen sessions

Zen Center Athens holds daily morning and evening zazen sessions from Monday to Friday8:20 to 9:00. After zazen there is a discussion among the practitioners.

Please click here to see the weekly programme. 

Introduction to Zen

Every first Tuesday of the month, from 19:30 – 21:00, we invite you to participate in Introduction to Zen.  It is an introductory class for those that wish to start their practice in zazen.

There can be some exceptions in the scheduled dates, so please consult the programme here

Zen Day

One Sunday each month, we organize Zen Day, from 10 am to 6 pm. It includes six consecutive zazen periods with kinhin, a silent lunch break, and an hour of discussion on Dogen’s texts.

Please click here to see the monthly programme and here to read more about Zen Days.

Workshops, Sesshins & Retreats

Zen teachers from Japan, America and Europe are invited and hosted for two-day and three-day seminars and workshops at regular and frequent intervals.

Zen Center Athens organizes retreats & sesshins throughout the year. Sesshins are five days of intensive zazen group practice in silence, in Kaisanji Serifos. You can read more information about the upcoming retreats & sesshins here.