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ZEN class (Englisch)

This year's "ZEN Class" will be held in-person and via YouTube streaming.
Please register in advance for the class, which will be limited to 30 participants per session.
This class is brought by the Administrative Headquarters of Soto Zen Buddhism in Tokyo.
The instructor gives you instruction of how to sit zazen. Don't worry even if you are new to zazen.Please join us!

Register for ZEN class

Guiding teacher

Rev. Hojun Szpunar

Rev. Hojun Szpunar
A Polish Soto Zen Priest. Practiced Zen both in Europe and in Japan. After studying Japanese language in Poland, he moved to Japan to study and practice Zen. At present he oversees the Zen sangha in Poland and helps with translating Buddhist teachings. While living in Tokyo he instructs zazen and gives lectures for the Japanese and foreigners visiting Japan.


1. Dahrma Talk (15min)

1. Dahrma Talk (10min)Rev. Szpunar gives a talk about the philosophy and background of zazen.
You may get some tips on how to apply and accept zazen in your daily life.

2. Zazen (45min)

2. Zazen (15~20min)It's time to sit zazen.
Let's have a calm and peaceful moment.


Once a month from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. (JST) on the following dates.

How to watch ZEN class

The class is livestreaming via YouTube and Facebook live. And, you can watch archives.

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