Cloud Water Zen Centre


Our next Introduction to Zen will be in:

May, 2018 (date to be confirmed)

This introductory workshop outlines basic ideas connected with Buddhism and Zen and also offers practical instruction in Zen Buddhist meditation. There is then an opportunity to try Zen meditation, time for questions and help and guidance about how to continue practising. It is led by Sensei Karl Kaliski, a Zen teacher in the tradition of Philip Kapleau Roshi.

Weekly Sittings - Monday and Wednesday evenings

Regular evening sittings are on:

Monday and Wednesday evenings (6.30 - 8pm)

It normally consists of three rounds zazen, kinhin and a talk by the teacher.

Early Morning Sitting

Our current early morning sittings are every:

Tuesday morning (7.45 - 8.25)

The centre is open from 7.30 for early morning. Please arrive by 7.40.


Zazenkai (all day sitting) & Sesshin

Our next weekend sitting will be on:

Saturday, April 14th 2018

This is an all day sitting which includes zazen, teisho, dokusan and runs between 9.30 and 7.00pm.

Our next sesshin will run over 4 days between:

Thursday May 24th and Sunday 27th May

Our 'city sesshin' is a more intensive practice opportunity with zazen, dokusan, teisho and yoga/exercise periods spread over four days. It is a much more intensive experience of Zen practice running dailiy between around 8.00am and 9.30pm (non-residential).

Contact us for more information.

Visiting the Zen Centre

If you would like to come and visit the Zen Centre for a look around or a cup of tea and a chat, we are open to the general public on:

Wednesday afternoons

(4.30 - 5.30)

Feel free to come along. For more details, contact:

Cloud Water Zen Centre Email:    Phone 07432 014620

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