Coming empty-handed, going empty-handed – that is human. When you are born, where do you come from? When you die, where do you go?

SRP 2022 - meditation retreat

We started a fundraiser and our goal is to raise € 20 000 which will allow the Vrazne Zen Center to fully equip, furnish and complete their new kitchen addition by the end of December 2023, and host a 3 month winter kyol che in 2024.

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2024 Winter Kyol Che January – April

This year our 3 month winter kyol che will take place at the Vrazne Zen Center, and shorter intensive retreats will take place in Wu Bong Sa, Poland and Bori Sa, Spain.

Here are the dates for the retreats:

Vrazne Zen Center: 6 January – 23 March

Wu Bong Sa: 4 February – 3 March

Bori Sa: 23 March – 6 April

Don’t miss the opportunity to intensify your practice, reach enlightenment and save all beings!

More details will follow as soon as they become available.

The Whole World Is a Single Flower

Whole World Is a Single Flower – Live Streaming

Live Streaming

The Whole World Is a Single Flower Conference

October 14& 15

Theme: Zen Traditions in an Ever-Changing World

Location: Online (Zoom)

Register here for the live streaming


Congratulations to Agata Hae In JDPSN

The Kwan Um School of Zen Europe would like to congratulate Agata Hae In JDPSN  who received Inka (authorization to lead retreats and give Koan interviews) on April 23rd at our annual Sangha Weekend.

“Together action is very important for Zen students. Bowing together, chanting together, sitting together, eating together, this means that your own situation, your condition, and your opinions can disappear much more easily.” Click here for introduction to zen meditation as taught by Zen Master Seung Sahn.