Monday, May 24, 2010

Intensive Preparation (Members Course)-Victoria Zen Centre

Saturdays 9-11:30am June 5 & 12, 2010
Victoria Zen Centre - 4970 Nagle Road
Sooke, BC

If you have successfully developed a stable daily practice of Zen meditation as a member of the Victoria Zen Centre, and are wondering how to go further with our Sangha, this course is your next step. Participants will be introduced to the subtleties and differences involved in intensive training, and will receive an orientation to, and experience of, practices that are specific to intensive training in the Zen tradition. The Intensive Preparation course is the gateway to deepening your practice.

The fee for this course is $195 which includes course manual and materials.

For program information and to register, please visit our website.

Or email

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Orientation to Zen Buddhist Practice - Victoria Zen Centre

"For over twenty years I had read book after book on the subjects of Zen and Buddhism, but somewhere in the back of my mind I knew all that reading was not enough. I was not DOING. The 'Orientation to Zen Buddhist Practice' course was that huge nudge I needed to get myself truly participating and practicing." - Elder Seishin Susanne Ledingham

Mondays 7:00-9:30pm June 7-28, 2010
Queenswood Centre - 2494 Arbutus Road
Victoria, BC

Discover the impact that consistent practice can have on and in your life! This course was designed by our abbot Ven. Eshu Martin, and is aimed at providing the support necessary for you to put an end to excuses, and to begin a stable and life long transformative practice through Zen Buddhism.

The fee for this four-week course is $295 and includes:

* Four weekly Sessions for a total of ten hours of class time.
* Small class size (max.8).
* A meditation cushion for each participant to keep.
* Course manual and supplementary materials.
* Teachings and group discussions on core aspects of Zen Practice.
* Peer Support.
* Chanting practice CD and Chant Sheet.
* The opportunity to become a member of the Victoria Zen Centre.

For program information and to register:

Visit our website.

or email