In Oxford we meet every Thursday in Old Marston, Oxford and sit together for two hours from 6.30pm – 8.30pm. There is usually a short talk from our Zen Teacher Sandy Chubb (see Our Teachers) an authorised teacher with the Sanbozen School of Meditation in Kamakura, Japan to which we are affiliated. If you’d like to join us you will be warmly welcomed. Just email Jason Doble and he will answer your queries. Every other Thursday, you can join in a meditation afternoon from 2 pm which runs through to the evening sit. Otherwise just arrive at 6.30 pm. Each sitting period lasts 25 minutes followed by a five minute walking meditation.
In London we meet every Tuesday in The Meditatio Centre, St Marks Church, Myddelton Square, London EC1R 1XX and sit together for two hours from 6pm – 8pm. There is usually a short reading from Assistant Teacher Meg Vaughan-Fowler and a monthly talk from Zen Teacher Sandy Chubb who attends the extended afternoon and evening sit at Meditatio. On the third Tuesday of the month, there is an extended sit from 2pm-8pm if you would like to come during the afternoon. The meditation venue changes for one Tuesday only on the first Tuesday of the month when we sit together in the Clock Tower at St. James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL from 2pm-8pm. You can join us anytime during the afternoon or come for the evening sit at 6pm. Each sitting period last 25 minutes followed by a five minute walking meditation.
We practice Soto Zen and include Rinzai koan study (see Our Practice).