Zen Practice Day with Maddie Parisio – Bristol, Sunday 10th November 2019

10 November, 2019 08:30 - 17:30
Bristol Zen Dojo
91-93 Gloucester Rd

A Zen practice day in Bristol led by Zen Nun, Maddie E Shin Parisio

Maddie E Shin Parisio started to practice in 1996 and received bodhisattva ordination from Jean Baby in 1998.

She lived as a permanent resident at La Gendronnière for one year from 2006 to 2007. Having met Philippe Reiryu Coupey – a close disciple of Master Taisen Deshimaru – she became his disciple, receiving ordination as nun from him in 2007.

Maddie is active as a respected teacher in the Sangha Sans Demeure and the British Sangha (IZAUK), & is IZAUK’s Membership Secretary. She lives in  Norwich, England.

The day will include teaching and periods of zazen.

Venue: Bristol Zen Dojo

Times: 08:30 to 17:30

Please arrive ten minutes before the start.

Fees: £15 waged, £10 low waged. Concessions apply.


  • All the things you need for zazen: comfortable clothing (subdued colour), a zafu if you have one
  • A bowl for meals – oryoki or a simple bowl with a cloth to wrap it in (such as a tea towel) and a spoon

For more information or to register:

Contact Adrian Tuttiett on  0117 942 4347 (dojo answerphone) or by email by completing the form on this page