The Stonewater Zen Centre is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are currently meeting regularly online, please see our Online Zendo page for further details.

Liverpool Reopening etc

Online Zendo closed during Weekend Zazenkai Online

The Online Zendo will be temporarily closed during the Weekend Zazenkai Online, which runs from the evening of Friday 25th to the morning of Monday 28th June. It will close after morning sitting on Friday 25th and will reopen on the morning of Tuesday 29th June.

Reopening of the Stonewater Centre in Liverpool

COVID guidelines permitting, the Liverpool Centre will reopen on Saturday August 28th for this year’s Shuso Hosen ceremony, and the usual schedule at the Centre will resume on Wednesday September 1st. Please click here to read Roshi’s message concerning the reopening.

Weekend Zazenkai Online – 25th to 28th June

Inspired by the success of our first online weekend zazenkai in February, we are extending our schedule with another weekend zazenkai in June. This event will be facilitated by Suigen Sensei on a theme of ‘The Foot Before’: Discussions and Meditations on the Sandokai. Please see the Events page for further information and booking details.

August Training Period 2021 at StoneWater Zen Lake District

We are happy to announce that the annual Summer Training Period in the Lake District will resume in 2021. Four consecutive, week long retreats at the Stonewater Zendo at Butterwick in the Lake District which form part of the training for the ‘Shuso’ or Head Trainee. This year the position falls to Dorinda Genju Talbot. The month will conclude with a full Shuso Hossen ceremony in Liverpool on Saturday 28th of August. Please see the Events page for further information and booking details.