TO BOOK A PLACE PLEASE SEND A TEXT TO JEREMY – 0775 260 3575 WITH YOUR CONTACT DETAILS.
PLEASE SEE DETAILS OF DAYS AND TIMES IN THE SCHEDULE BELOW.
Address: Manchester Zen Dojo, Mill Street Venture Centre, 491 Mill Street, Manchester, M11 2AD
Bus, take 219 from Fairfield St., alongside Piccadilly Train Station. Alight at Alan Turing Way (stop opposite ‘SEAMARK’ building).
Train, from Piccadilly Station to Ashburys Station.
Metrolink (direction Ashton-under-Lyne) alight at Velopark (then 10 – 15 min walk)
There is a car park in the central courtyard (entrance on Herne St.). Entrance to the building can be gained from the door on Fastnet St. (press ‘Zen’ button) or from the door in the far corner of the car park (press’ Zen’ button). Please note that there may sometimes be a delay in answering the door due to the distance from our room to both these entrances. So please be patient and please do not try to gain access to the building through the shops and businesses that also form part of the building.
The meditation period (zazen) begins promptly at the times shown below in the schedule and consists of 35 mins (approximately) of seated meditation (zazen) followed by 10 mins walking meditation (Kin-Hin) and then a further 35 mins of Zazen. The session finishes with a Zen ceremony.
Tuesday evening- 7.30 pm (arrive by 7.15 pm)
Thursday morning – 07.00 am (arrive by 06.45 am)
Saturday morning- 09.00 am (arrive by 08.45 am)
Sunday morning – 09.00 am (arrive by 08.45 am)
Introductions to the practice – Tues eve.- 7.00pm, Sat morn. – 08.30 am, Sun morn – 08.30 am
The Manchester Dojo hosts a Zazen Day on (or around) the first Saturday of each month. Check the Events Calendar for dates.
Start Time: 07.30 am prompt. This day may feature rakasu/kesa sewing if required, by pre-arrangement. Contact the Dojo for more information.
Suggested donation of £3/£2 is welcome towards the cost of the rent / council tax
Group Organisers: Alan Smith/ Jeremy Waring
Phone Alan on 0161 231 2040 or text to Jeremy 0775 260 3575