Caledonian Road – North London Zen Dojo/Group

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    North London Zen Dojo

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    North London Zen Dojo

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    North London Zen Dojo

    Caledonian Road Centre

Caledonian Road – North Zen London Dojo

The North London, Caledonian Road Zen Dojo is a small, friendly group of people who meet in this dedicated space to practice traditional Soto Zen (Zazen) Meditation.  We have been established in North London for over 25 years, 5 of them at the Caledonian Road Location (previously we were in Highbury).  Join us every day for zazen  – we are a 5 minute walk from the Caledonian Road underground station.  Interested in the mindfulness meditation thing?  It’s not that new.  🙂   Just sit,  pay attention, and be still and upright in the midst of what arises.

Beginners welcome we have twice weekly introductions (20 minutes long)  – on Thursday evenings at 7pm and Saturday evenings at 5pm – each followed by our normal meeting period – there’s no need to book – but we do start promptly at the times listed, so best come a wee bit early.

Announcements:

  • We sit every day at Cally Road
    • M/T/W/F mornings at 7am,
    • Thurs evenings at 7:30pm (intros at 7pm)
    • Sat evenings at 5:30pm (intros at 5pm)
    • and Sun mornings at 9am

Address:

Caledonian Road Centre
Basement
486 Caledonian Road
London N7 9RP

Contact:

Group Responsible: Lana Berrington

Contact Lana on 07946 441 884

Click here to send an email message to Lana

Underground Lines:

Caledonian Road – Piccadilly Line

Overground Lines:

Caledonian Road and Barnsbury – London Overground (15 minutes down the road, walk or take bus up Caledonian Road from here)

Directions:

From Caledonian Road tube station: Turn left coming out of the station, walk up the street and cross to the other side. Pass the Tesco, over the bridge, across Stock Orchard Street. You will see a pharmacy right by the bus stop. Our door is on the right side of the Pharmacy, it is exactly on the other side of the bus stop  – The door may be open (if the sign is on the door, it probably is), otherwise buzz and we’ll come up and let you in. Our door is at the end of the corridor on the right.

Busses:

Click here for a Caledonian road Bus route map – Busses 17, 91, 153, 274 and 259 are all close by.

Parking:

Local street parking is free before 8:30am and after 6:30pm Monday to Friday, and before 8:30am and after 1:30pm on Saturdays. It is free on Sundays. Additional parking restrictions exist on Arsenal home match days. Inside of these hours, there is pay-and-display for a 2 hour maximum. There is a motorcycle bay around the corner on Stock Orchard Street, and bicycle lock stands outside the door.

Regular Zazen Schedule

Monday Mornings at 07:00 – 08:10
Tuesday Mornings at 07:00 – 08:10
Wednesday Mornings at 07.00 – 08.10
Thursday Evenings at 19.30 – 21.00
Introductions at 19.00

Friday Mornings at 07.00 – 8.10
Saturday Evenings at 17.30 – 18.50
Introductions at 17.00

Sunday Mornings at 09.00 – 10.40

Cost:

To help us with our rent and bills, we request £5.00 recommended, £3.00 concessions (really broke? pay what you can) – or monthly £25 recommended, £30 ordained