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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 on your way!

Hosts: José Ramirez JDPSN (Providence Zen Center), Knud Rosenmayr JDPSN (Vienna Zen Center).

Date/Time: Saturday, 17.09.2022
Time US (Providence): 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Time Europe (Vienna): 14:00-20:00 Uhr.

Registration and information: ta.ne1721359873zmuna1721359873wk@of1721359873ni1721359873 or via contact form.

Non-members/Guests: €/$ 55.-
Members: €/$ 40.-
Dharma Teachers (in training): €/$ 30.-*
Sponsorship is available upon request!

José Ramírez JDPSN – Co-Guiding Teacher of the Providence Zen Center, and the Guiding Teacher of the Delaware Valley Zen Center, which he helped found in the Spring of 1999. He has been practicing in the Kwan Um School of Zen since 1994, received Inka in April 2009, and leads both Zen and Christian-Buddhist retreats. He has a degree in mathematics from the Universidad Simón Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela, and a master’s and Ph.D. in statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In his role as an industrial statistician, he works closely with engineers and scientists to help them make sense of data. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island, with his wife and daughter.

Knud Rosenmayr JDPSN  – Guiding Teacher of the Vienna Zen Center and has been practicing in the Kwan Um School of Zen since 1995. Received Inka – the official teaching authorization – from Zen Master Ji Kwang in March 2016. Since 2017 he leads the Vienna Zen Center together with Hyon Ja SSN and Jan Sendzimir SDT and is also one of the teachers of the Online Sangha. He is married and has been working in a language school after completing his philosophy studies.


US time EU time
8:00–8:15 EST 14:00–14:15 Uhr Intro speech
08:15-12:00 EST 14:15-18:00 Uhr Sitting and walking meditation
12:00-12:45 EST 18:00-18:45 Uhr Break
12:45-13:30 EST 18:45-19:30 Uhr Sitting and walking meditation
13:30-14:00 EST 19:30-20:00 Uhr Circle Talk
14:00 EST 20:00 Uhr 4 Great Vows



*Bank details for Vienna students: Koreanische Zen Gemeinschaft
Raiffeisen Bank. IBAN: AT95 3200 0000 1179 4252. Swift: RLNWATWW
Purpose: “Online Zen Day, September 17, 2022”.
*Payment details for US students:
PayPal or Credit Card via the Donate“-form of the Providence Zen Center
Purpose: “Online Zen Day, September 17, 2022”.


Sponsored by: Providence Zen Center, in cooperation with the Delaware Valley Zen Center, and the Vienna Zen Center


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