This will be a 2.5 day  sesshin at Sheringham YHA, in Norfolk with Senior Zen Teacher Mokuho Guy Mercier.

[This is an advance announcement for the sesshin. Further details and booking information will be provided when available.]

Arrival: 

Friday, 01 Mar 2019 – arrive late afternoon, but by 7.30pm for meal

Departure:

Monday 04 Mar 2019 – leave afternoon around 3pm after samu

About the Teacher:

Guy Mokuho Mercier began practising zazen with Master Taisen Deshimaru in 1973, becoming his disciple in March of 1976 after receiving ordination as a monk.

After Master Deshimaru’s death in 1982, he remained active in the Paris sangha. From 1986 to 1991, he was again the tenzo at La Gendronnière, and became the head of the temple from 1991 to 1997.  In September, 2008, he received Dharma transmission from Sojun Matsuno Roshi in Takefu, Japan.

Today, he is active in the AZI spiritual council, is the head of the Zen Centre of Lanau near Saint Flour in the Auvergne, in France and leads the Tenborin Zen Association.  He leads sesshins in France, Spain, Switzerland and England.

Location:

Sheringham Youth Hostel, See Map – 1 Cremer’s Drift, Sheringham, Norfolk  NR26 8HX.
The Youth Hostel is situated in Sheringham, off the A149 Coast Road, behind St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church

The Sheringham Youth Hostel is only a 5 minute walk from the Sheringham Train Station

Travel:

Drive, or take the train directly to Sheringham. The train station is 5 minutes walk from the venue.

Other options (some quite cheap) include travelling to and/or from Norwich via National Express, or the very cheap MegaBus  – and then travelling between Norwich and Sheringham on either a GreaterAnglia train, or the X40, X44 or 44A bus services that run from central Norwich to Sheringham at regular intervals.

Blablacar.com is a ride-share website, and there may be others in your group driving with whom you can share a ride.