Zen Practice Day in London with Zen Teacher Mokuho Guy Mercier
April 18 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
This will be a day of Zazen Practice in North London with Zen Teacher Guy Mokuho Mercier
Details have not yet been finialised for this event and registration is not open – but please mark it on your calendar
The Aubert Court Community Centre, Avenell road, London N5 1BL
Located at the back of a council estate off Avenell Road, 5 minutes walk from the Arsenal Tube Station (Piccadilly line). Several local bus routes on Highbury Park (A1201).
This IS A MATCH DAY (Arsenal is playing a home game) – so there is no on-street parking available. Very Very limited parking may be available at the nearby Sotheby Mews Centre for those who need to drive – please ensure you ask about a car when you book.
About The Teacher:
Guy Mokuho Mercier began practising zazen with Master Taisen Deshimaru in 1973, becoming his disciple in March of 1976 after receiving ordination as a monk.
After Master Deshimaru’s death in 1982, he remained active in the Paris sangha. From 1986 to 1991, he was again the tenzo at La Gendronnière, and became the head of the temple from 1991 to 1997. In September, 2008, he received Dharma transmission from Sojun Matsuno Roshi in Takefu, Japan.
Today, he is active in the AZI spiritual council is the head of the Zen Centre of Lanau near Saint Flour in the Cantal area of in France and leads the Tenborin Zen Association. He leads sesshins in France, Spain, Switzerland and England.
Registration, cost, etc:
Registration is not yet open, but you’ll be able to register here when it is – Costs, etc have yet to be determined (around £30 for the day with concessions available if required)