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Zazen at our Spring Retrerat at Ardfern, April 2023

Our Group

In these times, our responsibility as practitioners is to seek to foster connection. Based in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, we have online single 40 minute Zazen (Zen Meditation) sessions by Zoom Monday to Friday [a perfect way to develop a daily practice] a Chanting Group and Study Group, with more activities and Retreats (click below for details). We have structured sessions with teaching, chanting and questions on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The sittings on Tuesdays are online, those on Saturdays are in person with Zoom participation. We are delighted that practitioners anywhere can participate and enrich our sangha. Please contact us and we will be in touch with how you can take part.

John’s teachings

Our teacher John Fraser gives regular kusen teachings. Kusen 口宣 means a teaching spoken from the mouth, these are spoken by John towards the end of a zazen sitting, and elsewhere. The Kusens here have been edited and expanded for clarity. The unedited versions are on our YouTube channel ‘Glasgow Zen Group’. Please have a browse through and enjoy.

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