Zen Sesshin with Peter Rocca

Peter Rocca will be holding a residential retreat in the Zen Buddhist style from the evening of Friday, August 16 to Sunday, August 18. The retreat is suitable for beginners, and anyone interested is welcome. Anyone who can't take part for the entire retreat is welcome to attend for part the retreat (e.g. Saturday only). Peter grew up in Oranmore, but moved to Japan in 1991 after graduating from NUIG. He studied Zen Buddhism for 15 years with a Japanese priest named Gudo Nishijima, and was ordained in the Soto Zen school of Japanese Buddhism. He currently teaches classes on Buddhism at Tokyo University Buddhists Association and holds retreats at Shokakuji temple in Japan.

The retreat will be run on a donation basis. For more information, or to sign up to attend, email Peter at:

tokyozazen@gmail.com.