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Portobello Buddhist Priory, a temple of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives

Zen Buddhism in Edinburgh, Scotland

Introductory Sessions

Are normally (but not always - see dates below) held on the second Saturday of each month, 2.30pm - 4.00pm

These sessions are an opportunity to experience our practice and will include an introductory talk on Buddhism, and the Soto Zen tradition in particular, with an opportunity to ask questions.

The second part of the session involves meditation instruction and a practice session in our meditation room with some reference to our ceremonial forms.There is no demand to sit cross-legged on cushions; benches and chairs are also available. There is no fee for this session but a donation bowl is available.

Next dates: Saturday 7th September, 12th October, 16th November, 7th December.  

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Note: Visitors younger than 18 years need to be accompanied by an adult.