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Regular Introduction to Zen Meditation

  The Vienna Zen Center regularly offers an “Introduction to Zen Meditation” (“Einstieg in die Zen-Mediation”) every first Monday of the month for beginners, interested and curious folks. Starting at 6:00 p.m., there will be a personal introduction by one of our teachers. After that, you may participate in the regular Monday practice at 6:30 […]

“Maha Sangha” Practice at the Vienna ZC: Sat., December 16, 2023

Every year in December, the European Kwan Um Zen School organizes a MAHA SANGHA practice. We practice and chant together and listen to short Dharma talks from various European teachers. On this day, we are not only ideally connected, but also via Zoom: The Zen Center Vienna with its teachers Alma SSN, Knud JDPSN, and […]

Zen Day and Kido for Peace: Sunday, November 19, 2023

Zen Day and Kido for Peace: Sunday, November 19 and Basic cleaning of the Zen Center on Saturday morning, November 18 The Vienna Zen Center is rededicating the time originally reserved for a three-day retreat due to the current situation: We are expressing our sympathy for the fate of the people in the war zones […]

Fall Vacations: Practice at the Zen Center and online

  During the fall vacations, the Vienna Zen Center will be closed for in-person practice, so there will be no practice on the following dates: Monday, 10/30, Wednesday, 11/01. The online practice on Thursday will take place on 02/11 as usual, also on Sunday 05/11 there will be the possibility for online practice. We wish […]

Wednesday Morning Zen Meditation

    The Vienna Zen Center offers (under the guidance of Leo Welsch SDT) an hour of Zen meditation on Wednesdays in the early morning.  Please come at 7 a.m., the practice will last until 8:05 a.m. Please note that this practice is being offered exclusively at the Zen Center.  Please register via ta.xm1708876515g@nez1708876515_oel1708876515!   […]

Open Temple Day: Morning Practice and Open House on October 8

Zen Meditation up close in the Seventh District, 8:30 to 11 a.m. On October 8, 2023, the Austrian Buddhist Union organizes the “Day of the Open Temple Door“. The Zen Center Vienna is happy to join and open to all visitors and interested people until 11 am.  Our teacher Knud Rosenmayr JDPSN will be present. […]

Zen Day (hybrid) – Saturday, September 9, 2023

  Teachers: Jan Sendzimir JDPSN, Alma SSN (ZM Hyon Ja) Beginning: 7:00 a.m. End: 4:00 p.m. Zen Days are short retreats that give us an opportunity to deepen our practice and come back to our breath. We look through our habitual thought patterns and find the source of our deepest wisdom and compassion. This joint […]

August 12, 2023: Precepts’ Ceremony at the Vienna Zen Center

  “The precepts are like a lighthouse. A lighthouse has two functions, it can be seen from afar, and it gives direction when we are lost.” (Knud Rosenmayr JDPSN)   We cordially invite you to a Precepts’ Ceremony on Saturday, August 12, from 3 to 5 pm at the Zen Center. We are looking forward […]