Category Archives: Retreats

Ringsfield was a pain!

Sitting with aches and pains and occasional discomfort is a normal part of Zen practice, something I would just sit with, incorporating it into my practice. A raging toothache however, was for me an altogether different situation. It began the second day we arrived at Ringsfield Hall, the beautiful rural setting of the Suffolk sesshin. […]

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Ringsfield Hall Retreat, Suffolk, July 2013

Emily from StoneWater Zen London has written a piece on the Suffolk retreat with Keizan Sensei last week.  It can be found, with some lovely photos, on Sore knees, chilly early mornings, insects, sunshine, peacocks, birdsong. These are what first spring to my mind without much thought, and the list appears to get more pleasant as […]

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