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Jan Sendzimir JDPSN: Where is Home? (Dharma Note)

Inka Speech, September 03, 2022*   Home is Not Home. Not Home is Home! (Hit) No Home. No not home! (Hit) Home is Home. Not Home is not-home, which one of these statements is correct? KATZ! Bright faces shine in the morning light.   Where is Home? Where is home? Maybe it’s right here in […]


Zen-Day with Knud Rosenmayr JDPSN, December 10, 2022

Teacher: Knud Rosenmayr JDPSN.  Beginning: 7 a.m. End: 4 p.m. Zen Days are short retreats that give us the opportunity to pause briefly and intensively: We come back to our breath and concentrate on the immediate Now – beyond all appointments, worries, and obligations. Many people experience this as liberating and relieving, they draw strength […]

Regular Introduction to Zen Mediation

  Since August 2022, we hold regularly an “Introduction to Zen Meditation” (“Einstieg in die Zen-Mediation”) every first Monday of the month for beginners, interested and curious folks. Starting at 5:30 pm, there will be a personal introduction by one of our teachers. After that, you may participate in the regular Monday practice at 6:30 […]

Zen-Day with Kong-an Interviews, November 12, 2022

  Update 2022-11-08: This Zen Day will be held online only.   Teachers: Knud Rosenmayr JDPSN, Lubor Kosut SDT.  Beginning: 7 a.m. End: 4 p.m. This Zen Day of the Vienna Zen Center together with the Bratislava Zen Center offers the opportunity to pause and come back to your breath: The event is designed for […]

Knud Rosenmayr JDPSN: What is that? (Wild Ducks) – Dharma Note

  There is a well-known story from China about Zen Master Ma Jo (Mazu in Chinese) and his famous student Baek Jang (Paichang in Chinese). Ma Jo lived in the 8th century and was one of the most famous Zen Masters of the Tang dynasty. One day, Master Ma Jo and Baek Jang were walking […]

Autumn Weekend-Retreat of the Vienna Zen Center: Oct. 7-9, 2022

  We cordially invite you to a Weekend Zen Retreat with Koan Practice: Back to “Don’t Know” This short retreat with ZM Hyon Ja and Knud Rosenmayr JDPSN offers you an opportunity to deepen your personal practice together with the community! Date: Friday, October 7 to Sunday, October 9, 2022. Location: The retreat will take […]

Zen Online Retreat with José Ramirez JDPSN on Saturday, September 17, 2022

    ➾ Download Flyer Join the international community of the Kwan Um School of Zen during this Online-Retreat with two renowned teachers of the school. We’ll pause together and come back to our breath before the hustle and bustle of fall really kick in: our experienced teachers will provide one-on-one support to help you […]

The Vienna Zen Center is moving! – Online Only practice till Sept. 5!

    The Vienna Zen Center is moving! – From September 1st we are in the seventh district! – Address: 1070 Vienna, Bernardgasse 16/9 (Geoloc).  In a beautiful Biedermeier building, we could find bright new premises for the Vienna Zen Center. The location is very well accessible by public transport:  Subway – U6 “Thaliastraße”  Tramway […]