March sesshin

For the upcoming sesshin we have a policy regarding illness. If you have any flu symptoms it is better to sit this one out at home.


April sesshin

Applications are now open for the April sesshin, which will be led by Sante Roshi. As usual, it will start on Good Friday and run through to the following Friday. This is one of the most popular sesshins, so please apply before the closing date, which is 13 March.


Swedish beginners' retreat

This retreat is from 1 to 5 July inclusive and is in Swedish. Please refer to the Swedish pages for more information.


Beginners' retreat

This retreat runs from 15 to 19 July and will be led by Kanja Odland Roshi, who has 30 years' experience with Zen. It is suitable for both beginners and those who wish to refresh their practice. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis. Please email if you would like an application form, or more information. Members may apply through zazen.se


Zengården is the head temple and retreat center of the Swedish Zen Buddhist Society (Zenbuddhistiska Samfundet). We also have city Zen centres in Stockholm, Helsinki, Lund, Göteborg, Tampere and Glasgow and sitting groups in Uppsala, Umeå, Tampere and Cologne. You can also visit zazen.se to read more about our organisation and order items from our webshop.

Members are welcome to apply for any of our events: see the sidebar for upcoming events, or click here for a pdf of the full calendar for the year.

Click here to see the different fees at Zengården.

If you are not a member, but are interested in Zen, you can contact any of our city centers about attending one of their regular introductions to Zen. If you live far away from any of our city centers, you can contact us to discuss how to get started.

Zengården   |   e-mail: enquiries@zentraining.org   |   phone: +46 (0) 76 1495374, +46 (0) 72 2257631   |   Plusgiro: 45 97 38-1