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IZAUK Sesshin at Burwell House (near Cambridge) with Zen Teacher Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure

9 February, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 12 February, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

This will be a 2.5 day Zen Practice Retreat (Sesshin) In Sheringham, Norfolk to be led by Senior Teacher, Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure

About the Teacher:

Taiun is the abbot of the Kanshoji Zen Monastery , near Limoges in France.  Click for more information about Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure.


Friday 9th February


Monday 12th February


Loose-fitting, dark clothing for zazen, a zafu (if you have one – some will be available to borrow), a bowl for food (with a spoon and fork) and a cloth (such as a tea-towel) to wrap your bowl in


Burwell house is a new venue for us. Located near Cambridge towards Newmarket the address is:  Silver St, Burwell, Cambridge CB25 0EF.

You can see it on Google Maps here: https://goo.gl/maps/EZUSArXRQ3T2

Travel Information:

  • There will likely be options for a lift from Cambridge station at set times – more information will be available closer to the event
  • By public transit from Cambridge rail station:
    • take Citi 1 bus towards Arbury for 4 stops to St. Andrews Street (stop S1)
    • You will be by the Cambridge Bus station. – walk 2 minutes  to the Drummer Street Bus station
    • From bay 9 take bus number 10 towards Newmarket.  Get off at the Silver Street stop (about 52minutes) and walk 3 minutes down Toyse Lane, left on Silver street, Burwell House is on the right.  You can also go 1 further stop and get off at Anchor Lane then walk back around the Baptist church  to Silver street
  • Some other public transit options may exist for you – check google maps, and click directions, then the “transit” button  for all your options.


prices to be announced

Remember, IZAUK members can apply for help from the bursary fund – do NOT let money stop you from attending

You can become a friend of IZAUK Member at the sesshin, or beforehand – See Information HERE

Registration / Booking:

More information and booking details will be available closer to the event.  The event organiser will be John Callaghan from the Leeds Dojo