online participation

Members are welcome to apply for online participation in all our retreats and sesshins through the members' pages of zazen.se. Email for more information.


weekend retreat

Kanja Roshi will lead this retreat. The last date for applications has passed, but members may apply late by email.


October sesshin

The last date to apply for this 7-day sesshin with Kanja Roshi has passed, but late applications from members are being considered. Please email for details.


November sesshin

Members are welcome to apply for this 4-day sesshin with Sante Roshi. The closing date for applications is 21 October.


Rohatsu sesshin

Rohatsu 7-day sesshin is with Sante Roshi this year. Members should be sure to apply by the closing date of 3 October, as places are limited.


New Year's retreat

The New Year’s retreat will be led by Sante Roshi. It starts at 14.00 on the 29th and ends with brunch on the first. The schedule will be similar to the summer retreat. There will be a New Year’s Eve ceremony culminating in Jukai (taking of Buddhist precepts) after the stroke of midnight. The last date for applications is 21 November.


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