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:
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  • RMB 350/Door Price 
    RMB 300/Discounted Prepaid Price

    It includes English-speaking teacher and all materials. 

    Payment Methods:  Please click the link here for all six payment options. Since the day tours and classes involve relatively small amount of money, we recommend you to ask your Chinese friends or colleagues to help you transfer the money by WeChat Wallet or Ali Pay, the easiest and fastest ways to make payments in China.  

    Note: Prepayment shall be made at least one working day before 5pm Beijing time prior to the tour/class time (before Friday 5pm if the tour/class is on Sunday), so CCC staffs are able to check and confirm.  If you use international credit card wire the fee (which may take some time), please send us a photocopy of your receipt (a picture by your cellphone) to prove. 

    Cancellation policy: If you have to cancel after you made prepayment, please let us know (by phone call) 48 hours in advance. 50% of tour/event fee will be charged for cancellation if you do it within 48 hours, 100% of tour/event fee will be charged if you cancel within 24 hours’ notice.

  • 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.