5 day retreat in The Netherlands
This year (2018) Joan Halifax Roshi will visit the Netherlands for the third time. From September 4 to September 9 she will lead a training retreat in collaboration with Frank de Waele Roshi and Irène Kaigetsu Kyojo Bakker Sensei in Cadzand (in the South-West of the Netherlands).You are welcome to participate!
Subscription will start at May 5 at 9.00 AM (Amsterdam time).In 2014 and 2016 the retreats with Joan Halifax were sold out quickly, so if you want to be sure of your participation register as soon as possible or ask someone else to register for you.Participation is on donation basis. Suggested donation: € 550,- (shared room) € 650,- (single room)
This training retreat is organised by Zen Peacemakers Lage Landen, a group of socially engaged people in the Netherlands and Belgium who practice meditation and social action, based on the three tenets:
Documentary about Roshi Joan Halifax made by Pat van Boeckel. Click here.
Buddhist roshi Joan Halifax works with people at the last stage of life (in hospice and on death row). She shares what she’s learned about compassion in the face of death and dying, and a deep insight into the nature of empathy.