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Workshop 08-10/04/2022

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8 April 2022 @ 18h00 10 April 2022 @ 21h00

Workshop program (to be confirmed)

Friday 08th of April

18:00 – 19:00 Sumi-e demonstration, free entry for everyone
19:30 Start of the workshop with dinner
20:15 Introduction to Soto Zen Meditation (zazen)

Saturday 09th and Sunday 10th of April

07:00 – 09:00 Zazen and morning ceremony
09:00 – 09:30 Genmai (ritual breakfast)
09:30 – 10:30 Coffee
10:30 – 12:30 Sumi-e
12.45 – 15:00 Lunch
15:00 – 18:00 Sumi-e
18:30 – 20:00 Zazen
20:15 Dinner

The location

The workshop will take place at:
Loudelsweg 38, Bergen, NH, 1861 TG, The Netherlands

English or Dutch translation available.

No experience in Zen or sumi-e is necessary. Suitable for beginners and advanced practitioners.


Registration fees (as a reimbursement of expenses):

  • Entire workshop: 225 € (to be confirmed)
  • It is possible to sleep on site for 10 € per person per night.

The following items are included in the price:

  • meals (breakfast, lunch, tea/coffee breaks and diner) all prepared with organic food.
  • painting material (practice paper, rice paper in different sizes, ink and big, medium and small brushes)

Terms of payment

Please pay the full amount upon registration.

N.B: During the workshop, students have the opportunity to contribute to community life by performing simple daily tasks (‘samu’ in Japanese) such as washing dishes, cleaning, cutting vegetables, etc.
This voluntary work is carried out in a spirit of giving and concentration.

Contact & registration

Tel: +31 6-22391136 (Sonja Jodo Nijon)

To bring along

  • a pair of slippers
  • comfortable, loose-fitting dark clothing for meditation
  • a bowl for meals (medium size) with a cloth napkin (40x40cm) to cover the bowl and a spoon
Loudelsweg 38
Bergen, NH 1861 TG Pays-Bas
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