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Groups Outside Japan

Some of Gudo Nishijima's students have started Buddhist groups outside Japan. Click on the links for more information.

Zen Dogen Sangha Belgique hold regular meetings for Zazen practice
. Click here for locations and times. Or email Nicole for more information.

El Zendo
The El Zendo center hold regular retreats and meetings in Tunquen
. Click here for information about upcoming events and the monthly schedule.

Kajo Zendo
The Kajo Zendo hold a regular schedule of Zazen practice/talks in Helsinki.

Un Zen Occidental
Eric Rommeluere's group hold a regular schedule of Zazen practice/talks and retreats in the Paris area.

Un Zen Méridional
Michel Proulx's website contains Buddhist texts and articles in French, English, and Italian

Association Zen Dogen Sangha
Jean-Marc Bazy's group are based in Lyon-Villeurbanne and hold a regular schedule of Zazen practice, talks and retreats.

Zen Dojo Shobogendo
Dagmar Doko Wasknig's group holds a regular schedule of Zazen and retreats (sesshins) in Hannover and in different centers in Germany and Austria.

Dogen Sangha Berlin
Visit Yudo Juergen Seggelke's blog for information on Buddhism and Zazen.

Dogen Sangha Frankfurt
We are an open group in the tradition of Dogen Sangha, founded by Nishijima Roshi in Tokyo. We practice shikantaza (just sitting) and study Dogen Zenji's teachings with lectures by Yudo J. Seggelke Roshi.

Long River Zen Group
Long River Zen is a small group based in Carrick-on-Shannon in Ireland's midwest.

Dōgen Sangha Martinique
Dogen Sangha Martinique hold weekly zazen practice and annual retreats on the beautiful Caribbean island of Martinque.

Gustav Ericsson lives in Umeå, Sweden, and teaches zazen in churches and at Umeå University. He writes a blog about Master Nishijima's teachings and about practicing zazen regardless of religious creed.

Dogen Sangha Bristol
Mike & Yoko Luetchford's group hold weekly sittings/talks and workshops on the Shobogenzo and monthly retreats in Bristol in the South West of England.

Richard Morrissey
Richard Morrisey is a Buddhist mediation teacher based in London. Visit Richard's website for more information.

Sit Down and Shut Up
Visit Brad Warner's website to read his articles and blog about Buddhism.