We propose you to come and practice Zazen online with us, using "zoom" application. This software is free for you and it allows connecting with a good image quality and sound. Practicing together keeps up the regularity. Because you know that a Zen master is checking on your posture, it motivates you to keep it right. The morning Zazen is the one that make your day, it's the Zazen of the sincere practitioner.
New to the practice?
If you have never or hardly practiced Zazen, we advise you to go and see the videos that present the posture. Then follow the instructions below to install and configure Zoom. Finally, do the initiation and correction of the posture on a Saturday.
It’s the software we use to make the connection between us, click here to download it. (For computers : “Zoom Client for Meetings” and for mobile : “Zoom Mobile Apps”).
We recommend you to set up the the software work on your device before starting. Click here for more indications.
When it’s time, you can connect to the dojo 10 minutes before. Click on “join meting’ and enter the number of the virtual dojo’s room which is 9070503010, the password to enter is: . Cut your microphone, use the mode “gallery” to get the feeling of the whole dojo.
Make sure that your posture is clearly visible on the screen, so that its potential influence is fulfilled, inclusing during kin-hin. This implies a good light.
Put your computer on the side, we’ll see your profile.
Zazen is directed by Master Kosen, by the shihō of our sangha, by the dojo leaders. Master Kosen’s Sangha lives mainly in Central Europe (UTC+2) and Latin America (Argentina, UTC-3), so we indicate the local times for these two areas. If you are not in one of these time zones, you have to calculate the equivalent local time in your time zone. We recommend this site https://www.thetimezoneconverter.com/ or with a map https://www.timeanddate.com/time/map/. After each time entries, you will find the language(s) used for instructions and teaching. We advise you to check the timetables from time to time as they are subject to change.
Others activities: In the virtual dojo there is also: Iyengar Yoga class on Wednesdays from 14:00 to 15:30 (UTC+2), more information, calligraphy lessons on Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30, open the print and a Kesa sewing workshop on Fridays from 14:00 (UTC+2), more information.
“The Zen is Zazen” was sentence frequently pronounced by the Zen Master Taisen Deshimaru. The Zen is simply about sitting in Zazen, here and now, our mind absorbed by a right posture and and deep respiration. It is just coming back to our natural condition, the joy without object. More information on zen-deshimaru.
Practicing together give you the opportunity to deepen the way. It is recommend, according to your disponibilities, to practice in a real dojo from time to time in order to avoid errors (Come visit us at the Popup Zen Dojo if you come to Sweden). And why not come to a “Sesshin” (intensive practice session) with the Kosen Sangha.Discover the Kosen Sangha