This is a one or half-day immersion in Zen combined with tea in the room set up in traditional way like in temple. Students will follow the routine exactly like the Zen monks. This class offers you an opportunity to experience the meditative state, as well as a new way of looking at yourself. The techniques learnt can also be incorporated into your daily life after the class. Lunch and lunch break / noon nap are provided.

Meditation level requirement: This class requires no previous experience. An open mind is always good for getting the best out of the course.

Where: China Culture Center, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China.

Note:
CCC's mission is to promote a deeper understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture by offering a wide variety of cultural activities and events to our members. Fees to certain programs such as this are provided on a non-profit basis and are meant to only cover actual costs of that specific program. You can help us by registering in advance of the program so that we can minimize the cost of these programs. Your contribution helps us to continue offering such programs in the future.
  • What you are going to learn and do:

    -The stages of practicing Zen and its relation with Southeast Asian and Tibetan Buddhism
    -Learn to settle down mind by sitting, walking and music meditation
    -Study and practice the physical and mental techniques to release stress
    -Understand the vital points to transform difficult situations in daily life
    -To enjoy the traditional Zen Tea ceremony

    About the Master
    Paul Wang, a layman Buddhist practitioner, has studied and practiced Zen for over ten years, and has been teaching Zen meditation at the Live Zen Center (operated by the China Culture Center) for over five years. He started and benefited a lot from South-east Asian Insight Meditation according to the lineage of venerable Mahasi Sayadaw, and received the Zen teaching from venerable Master XingPo, who is one of the head master of CaoXi school, and take the lineage of Tibetan Buddhism from venerable Master GaZang, who is the head master of one of the most important Tibetan Temples. Through continuous practicing and teaching, he gradually worked out a set of practical methods on mediation by combining these three systems. He gives Zen coaching and philosophical teaching tailored to personal differences and individual needs. He teaches students how to build links between Zen practice and daily life. 

  • CCC does not offer regular set packages for this class. However we are happy to help you plan a private custom-made one. Please scroll this web page down to check prices and propose a date and your own group.
  • RMB1500 for a minimum of 5 adult guests (or the financial equivalent thereof) and are 2 hours long.
    RMB1800 for 6-9 people.
    RMB200/ person for a group of 10 people and more
    The prices include an English speaking Zen master and venue.

    Flexible scheduling:
    The workshop can be scheduled at any time that it fits your schedule according to the availability of the teachers.

    Please note:
    1.  We must check the date: 
       The CCC’s masters, artists, and teachers are all experts in their field and unique in their circles.  Their schedules are tight, so they may not be available at the time frame you would like to book.    We will have to check with them first before we can confirm the time with you.
     
    2.  Prepayment is necessary: 
       Once the artists/experts are confirmed, prepayment is required so we can book his/her time.
     
    3.  Corporate Clients
           All prices listed are for private individuals.  Corporate clients will be separately quoted. 

    4.   Venue:

    • The class/workshop will be conducted in English/with English interpretation at the China Culture Center unless a different location is requested.  
    • The CCC’s center can accommodate maximum 10 people for the class/workshop. 
    • Special venues of different size and ambiance can be arranged for corporate clients.with extra charges.