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Workshop 16-22/02/2021

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16 February 2021 @ 18h30 21 February 2021 @ 15h00

This seminar is canceled, Netherlands being locked down on this date due to the coronavirus epidemic. Click on the course brochure to download it: Sumi-e & Zen Workshop_Lage Mierde_February2021

Workshop program

Tuesday 16th of February

15:00 – 18:00 Arrival and registration 18:30 Welcome and start of the workshop 19:00 Dinner 20:30 Introduction to Soto-Zen meditation

Wednesday 17th – Saturday 20th of February

07:00 Zazen and ceremony 09:00 Traditional Zen breakfast 09:30 Coffee 10:00 Sumi-e 12:30 Lunch 15:00 Sumi-e 18:30 Zazen 20:15 Dinner

Sunday 21st of February

07:00 Zazen and ceremony 09:00 Traditional Zen breakfast 09:30 Coffee 10:00 Sumi-e 12:30 Lunch 15:00 End of workshop

The location

The workshop will take place at: Boerderij Natuurlijk Meirweg 7 5094 BE Lage Meirde Pays-Bas Boerderij Natuurlijk is a spacious, modern and comfortable accommodation with characteristics of a farm. The location is situated in a tranquil, green environment in the south of the Netherlands.


Registration fees (as a reimbursement of expenses):
  • Entire workshop: € 650
  • Week-end (Friday till Sunday): € 350
The following items are included in the price:
  • accommodation in two-person rooms with shared bathroom (sheets and towels provided)
  • 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)
  • annual membership to the Association of the Zen Group Haarlem (Netherlands).

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 622391136 (Sonja Jodo Nijon) e-mail:

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


16 February 2021 @ 18h30
21 February 2021 @ 15h00
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Meirweg 7
Lage Meirde, 5094 BE Pays-Bas
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