‘Therefore, put aside the intellectual practice

of investigating words and chasing phrases, and learn to take the backward step that turns the light and shines it inward. Body and mind of themselves will drop away, and your original face will manifest.’

Fukan-Zazengi, Dogen (1200-1253)

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News - Upcoming Events in the Irish Sangha

The next Zazen Day at the Galway Dojo will be held on Sunday, February 25, from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. If you would like to come please make contact with the Galway Dojo, see below.

A Zazen Day will be held at the Dublin Dojo on the following Sundays for the first half of 2018, February 4, March 4, April 8, May 13, and June 10. Each day begins at 11am and finishes at 7 20pm, an organic, vegetarian lunch is provided.

There will be a Sesshin on the St. Patrick’s Day weekend at the Redemptorists’ Retreat Centre in Athenry, Co. Galway: arrival on Friday evening, March 16; departure on Monday, March 19, after lunch.

The annual week-long Summer Sesshin will be held at Killeany Lodge on the Aran Islands (Inis Mór) from Saturday, July 28, to Saturday, August 4, 2018.

Send us an email for more information and to confirm a place.

Get in touch!

Below you will find the easiest ways to contact each dojo. For Ranelagh its best to use their Facebook page

For information about Dublin please email:

For information about Galway please email:

For information about Cork please email: