Past EventS

Historical collection of events that happened prior to December 2021

 

Ryushin Paul Haller Summer Visit 2018

Our guiding teacher Ryushin Paul Haller will attend zazen every morning from Monday, September 3 to Friday, September 7, and will host a sharing circle (with green tea!) in the zendo after morning service. He will attend evening zazen on Tuesday, September 4,...

An Introduction to Zen, August 12

Sunday, August 12, 1 pm–4 pm Find out how to use the teachings of Zen Buddhism to transform your life. During this introductory afternoon, you will: Learn some simple techniques to help settle your mind Find a sitting posture to maintain a quiet steadiness while you...

Zazenkai: Sunday, July 22, 2018

Join us in this peaceful space for a day of quiet meditation in community. We will meet a little before 10 am to start sitting at 10 am promptly. Lunch is from 12:20 to 1:10 pm; please bring vegetarian lunch to share as we will eat together in silence. We will sit for...

An Introduction to Zen

Saturday, June 30, 1:30-4:30 pm Find out how to use the teachings of Zen Buddhism to transform your life. During this introductory afternoon, you will: Learn some simple techniques to help settle your mind Find a sitting posture to maintain a quiet steadiness while...

Zazenkai: Saturday, June 16, 2018

Join us in this peaceful space for a day of quiet meditation in community. We will meet a little before 10 am to start sitting at 10 am promptly. Lunch is from 12:20 to 1:10 pm; please bring vegetarian lunch to share as we will eat together in silence. We will sit for...

Sesshin, May 1 – 6, 2018

  Tuesday, May 1 – Sunday, May 6 Ryushin Paul Haller, abiding teacher of Black Mountain Zen Centre, will be visiting from San Francisco to lead a five-day sesshin at Benburb Priory. The sesshin will start Tuesday evening and end on Sunday afternoon. Attendees can...

Zazenkai: Sunday, May 20, 2018

Join us in this peaceful space for a day of quiet meditation in community. We will meet a little before 10 am to start sitting at 10 am promptly. Lunch is from 12:20 to 1:10 pm; please bring vegetarian lunch to share as we will eat together in silence. We will sit for...